Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours lectures and 36 hours practical work |
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Phillip Salisbury
Case studies are used to illustrate the steps involved in taking knowledge from research laboratory or breeding trials and producing and releasing novel crop varieties. This subject will include a small research project in an area chosen by each student.
The objectives of this subject are to extend the participant’s ability to:
* understand the significance of different breeding systems
* comprehend many of the concepts and issues involved in developing new crop varieties through the use of conventional and genetic modification techniques understand the use of biotechnology to complement and enhance conventional breeding methodologies
* design breeding strategies for the improvement of crop plants
* communicate scientifically in both oral and written formats
* have an in-depth understanding of regulatory and commercialization pathways for genetically modified food crops from the farm gate to market
* plan and execute experiments
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Sciences |
Graduate Diploma in Urban Horticulture
Master of Agricultural Science
Master of Urban Horticulture
Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Science
100 Point (A) Master of Agricultural Sciences |
100 Point (B) Master of Agricultural Sciences
150 Point Master of Agricultural Sciences
200 Point Master of Agricultural Sciences
Crop Production Specialisation
Honours Program - Agricultural Science
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