AGRO223 Agricultural Ecology and Crop PhysiologyUpdated: 10 October 2019
Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||BIOL120 or RSNR120 or candidature in a postgraduate award in the School of Environmental and Rural Science or School of Science and Technology|
|Restrictions||AGBY221 or AGRO221 or BOTY202 or BOTY402|
The School of Environmental and Rural Science considers all practical/laboratory/tutorial activities as essential to student learning. Attendance and participation in all practical/laboratory/tutorial classes (sessions) is mandatory - exemptions will not be granted without supporting evidence.
|Coordinator(s)||Nigel Warwick (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
The unit consists of two modules. The crop physiology module covers physiology of plant growth and development at whole plant level and relates that to the morphology and structure of plants with emphasis on important agricultural plants. Topics include factors affecting seed dormancy, germination, and seedling development, hormone physiology, transpiration, photosynthesis, stress physiology and mineral nutrition. In the ecology module the principles of ecological theory and the application to specific problems in agriculture are covered. Examples to illustrate principles are drawn from natural environments and agriculture ecosystems with an emphasis on Australia. On the completion of this unit students will have a good understanding of fundamental agriculture ecology and crop physiology.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: