HORT 1001 Crop Production
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 300815
Coordinator Qaiyum Parvez Opens in new window
Description This unit aims to provide students with an understanding of the scientific basis of sustainable crop and food production and security. These include broad-acre cropping, fruits/orchards and vegetables. In this unit students will gain an understanding of the physiological controls on crop yield in the variable Australian environment in which crops are grown. Students will become familiar with the science and practice of sustainable crop production and develop crop management skills through the production of nursery crops, vegetables and fruits. Students will also gain an understanding of processing these crops after harvest, to develop an appreciation of factors impacting upon produce quality and safety.
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject
Equivalent Subjects HORT 1003 - Horticultural Production 2 BIOS 2023 - Fruit Production LGYA 5943 - Floriculture HORT 1002 - Crop Production
Basic knowledge of plants.
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Crop Production Report||1,000 words||15||N||Individual|
|Food Processing and Analysis report||1,000 words||15||N||Individual|
|Field Work Project activities/participation||N/A||10||N||Individual|
|Mid Semester Quiz||30 Minutes||10||N||Individual|
|Final Exam||2 Hours||50||N||Individual|