Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Burnley - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Lectures: 24 hours, Practicals: 27 hours, Tutorials: 12 hours = 63 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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 Rebecca Miller
This subject considers the evolution of plants, their structure and function, how they grow and reproduce, factors that inhibit growth, plant genetics and plant adaptations to particular environments. Laboratory practical classes will help students consolidate their understanding of the lecture material as well as provide exposure to lab-based experiments and the principles of experimental design.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
Attendance at practical classes and assessments of practical workbook (25% of final mark), one mid-semester 1 hour written theory examination (25%), one mid-semester 30 minute practical test (12.5%), one final 1 hour written examination (25%) and one final 30 minute practical test (12.5%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Evert, RF & Eichhorn, SE 2013, Raven Biology of Plants, 8th edn, WH Freeman & Company, New York.
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Bidlack, JE & Jansky, SH 2014, Stern's Introductory Plant Biology, 13th edn, McGraw-Hill, New York.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture |
Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture
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