Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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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: 24 hours of lectures, 48 hours of practical activities. Total: 72 hours |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|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
CoordinatorDr Chris Williams
This subject provides introductory training in plant production and culture for the horticultural industry. Lectures and practical exercises cover various plant production methodologies in the Burnley Field Station and Nursery. Students are provided with their own vegetable plot which they establish and maintain throughout the semester.
Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:
1 hour examination (30%) mid semester, 1 hour final examination (30%) practical diary and report of 2000 words (40%) end of semester.
Growing media for ornamental plants and turf (K Handreck & N Black), 3rd edn, NSW University Press, Kensington, 2002
Hartmann and Kester's Plant Propagation: principles and practices (H T Hartmann, D E Kester)
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should have acquired the following generic skills:
• Capacities in information seeking, evaluation and retrieval;
Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture |
Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture
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