Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 60 |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Marc Nicolas
Field crop production is a major component of Australia’s economy, and landholders manage their resources to balance ecological, environmental and social demands.This subject discusses how these strategies are employed to produce high quality crop products.
The objectives of this subject are to extend the students ability to:
One 2-hour final examination (end of semester - 40%), 2 x practical reports based on the field trips - 1000 words each (due approximately weeks 4 & 8 - 20% each), a small plant collection - collection, presentation and short description of approximately 10 plants (due towards end of semester - 20%)
R. S. Loomis, D. J. Connor 1992. Crop Ecology: Productivity and Management in Agricultural Systems. Cambridge University Press.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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On completion of this subject, the student should have developed the following generic skills:
Agricultural Science |
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED
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