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.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours comprising lectures (24 hours), practical sessions (24 hours). |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|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 fo this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Virginia Williamson
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Subject Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
This subject considers the evolution of plants, their structure and function, how they reproduce, cell physiology, energy transformations, metabolism, photosynthesis, water and nutrient uptake and transport, plant nutrition and whole plant physiology.
Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate their understanding of the structure of plant cells and tissues, the basic processes involved in the growth of plants and the integration of these processes in the physiology of plant growth.
Upon completion of this subject, students will have an understanding of:
|Assessment:||A 60 minute examination 20% (mid-semester), a 90 minute examination 40% (end of semester), two laboratory reports each equivalent to 1500 words 30% (due during semester) and participation in subject 10%.|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Raven, P.H., Evert, R.F., Eichhorn, S.E. (2005) The Biology of Plants (7th Edition), New York. W.H. Freeman.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Upon completion of this subject student should have:
Graduate Diploma in Urban Horticulture |
Master of Urban Horticulture
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