Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Burnley - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours of lectures, 36 hours of practical classes, 12 hours tutorials |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||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/|
CoordinatorDr Chris Williams
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject builds on the development of horticultural principles and practices in ornamental horticulture and nursery production. It includes methods for and systems of propagating plants by grafting and rootstock production, assessing critical environmental factors that influence the establishment and growth of plants in the planted landscapes and, turf and ornamental plant establishment and maintenance.
To provide students with a theoretical basis and practical skills for maintaining landscapes from residential/domestic gardens to public open space, including recognition of plants commonly used in horticulture.
The assesment in this subject comprises:
• 3 x 1-hour plant materials tests (30%);
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
K Handreck & N Black, Growing media for ornamental plants and turf, 2002, (3rd Edition), NSW University Press, Kensington.
D S Ingram, D Vince-Prue & P J Gregory, Science and the Garden, 2002, Blackwell Pub., Oxford.
NO_AUTHOR, Burnley Plant Directory (Database), 2002, version 2.16, Burnley College, University of Melbourne
Gilman, E.F., An Illustrated Guide to Pruning, 2002, (2nd Edition), Albany, New York.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
• Development of capacity for independent critical thought, rational inquiry and self-directed learning;
Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture |
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