Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:April, Dookie - Taught on campus.
Offered at the Dookie campus - residential school 307/04/12 - 04/05/12. Confirm dates and residential details with Faculty. Not offered in 2013. Flexible delivery involving online learning through the Learning Management System (LMS) and attendance at a 1-week compulsory residential school.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 40 hours during the 1-week compulsory residential school |
Total Time Commitment: 128 hours. Students are expected to devote 8 hours per week (11 weeks) to this subject as well as attend a 1-week compulsory residential school.
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
Attend the four day residential school.
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorMr Peter Mcsweeney
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject is an advanced viticulture subject that builds on the principles and practices developed in the viticulture components of 208812 Winegrowing and 208813 Winegrowing Operations. The subject investigates the biology of the grapevine in detail and methods for developing and manipulating yield and quality using advanced management techniques. The subject also reviews vineyard monitoring and computer-aided decision making, along with the implementation of precision viticulture.
|Objectives:||On completing this subject students will be able to: |
• Understand the biology of the grapevine in detail
• Apply methods for developing and manipulating yield and quality using prescribed techniques
• Employ and evaluate computer-aided management tools
• Monitor vineyard attributes as part of a precision viticulture approach.
Practical book from Residential school (20%) due one week after residential school; Assignment 1 (2,000 words 20%) due week 6; Assignment 2 (2,000 words 20%) due week 11; One three-hour examination (40%)
Mullins, M.G., Bouquet, A. and Williams, L.E. (1992) Biology of the grapevine. Cambridge University Press, NY.
Dry, P.R. and Coombe, B.G. (eds) (2004) Viticulture. Volume 1: Resources. (2nd Edn). Winetitles, Adelaide.
Coombe, B.G. and Dry, P.R. (eds) (1992) Viticulture. Volume 2: Practices. Winetitles, Adelaide.
Cole, M. (Ed) (2006) AVI – Grapes. CRCV Technologies. Adelaide. (CD ROM).
Gladstones, J. (1992), Viticulture and Environment. Winetitles, Adelaide.
Rankine, B. (2004), Making Good Wine. Pan Macmillan, Sydney.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Graduate Diploma in Wine Technology and Viticulture |
Master of Wine Technology and Viticulture
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