Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Burnley - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures, 24 hours of practicals/seminars/field trips. Total: 48 hours. |
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Total Time Commitment: 170 hours
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CoordinatorMs Rebecca Ramsden
Faculty of Science
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Subject Coordinator: email@example.com
This subject aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of the care and management of trees in urban settings. The content will include tree anatomy and structure, tree growth and function, tree root systems, tree pathology and health, methods of tree assessment and evaluation, tree protection strategies, planning and management issues and case-studies (including surveys, location mapping, inventories and protection strategies) and an introduction to safe arboricultural work practices, including safe tree climbing.
At the conclusion of the subject students should be able to:
Complete tree assessments 10% and written assignment 1000 words (25%) due mid-semester, major written assignment 2000 words (40%) and 75 minute examination worth 25%.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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This course encompasses particular generic skills. On completion of the course students should:
Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture |
Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture
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