Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures, 48 hours of practical activities. Total: 72 hours |
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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/
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject provides introductory training in plant production and culture for the horticultural industry. Lectures and practical exercises cover various plant production methodologies in the Burnley Field Station and Nursery. Students are provided with their own vegetable plot which they establish and maintain throughout the semester.
Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:
1 hour examination (30%) mid semester, 1 hour final examination (30%) practical diary and report of 2000 words (40%) end of semester.
Growing media for ornamental plants and turf (K Handreck & N Black), 3rd edn, NSW University Press, Kensington, 2002
Hartmann and Kester's Plant Propagation: principles and practices (H T Hartmann, D E Kester)
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should have acquired the following generic skills:
• Capacities in information seeking, evaluation and retrieval;
Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture |
Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture
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