Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Dookie - Taught online/distance.
Flexible delivery involving online learning through the Learning Management System (LMS)
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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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.
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CoordinatorDr Sigfredo Fuentes
This subject is an advanced viticulture subject that builds on the principles and practices developed in the viticulture components of AGRI90031 Winegrowing and AGRI90032 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.
On completing this subject students will be able to:
Assignment 1 - 1500 words (due approximately week 5 - 30%), assignment 2 - 3500 words - including a draft which is due in approximately week 6 (final version due approximately week 12 - 70%).
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.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Master of Wine Technology and Viticulture |
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