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  • LeadershipAGRI90090


    Formerly NRMT90017 Agri-organisations rely on organisational leadership as the basis for meeting the challenges of the industry sector and managing a dynamic workplace. Managers require an understanding of the leadership implications of the trends, issues and constraints relevant to their sector...

  • Plant PathologyAGRI30042

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formerly BIOL30006 Plant Health and Improvement This subject outlines the methods used to identify pathogens causing plant diseases, the consequences of diseases for plant productivity, and control of plant diseases. The links between classic plant pathology and modern molecular pathology techni...

  • Crop Production and ManagementAGRI20037

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Field crop production is a major component of Australia’s economy, and landholders manage their resources to balance environmental, economic and social demands. This subject discusses how these resources are managed to produce high quality crop products. Topics include: An appraisal of the crop...

  • Climate Change:Agric.Impacts&AdaptationAGRI90057


    Global food production is facing many challenges to meet current and future demand. Impacts of climate change on agriculture will add stress to our ability to produce enough food for a growing population with fewer resources. Adapting agriculture to climate change to meet these needs is a critica...

  • Agribusiness Management EconomicsAGRI90012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    An understanding of the applications of managerial economic theory to solving real world problems is integral to sound business decision-making. Through this subject students will gain an understanding of and ability to apply, key management economic concepts and principles. They will also experi...

  • Biochemistry in Agricultural SystemsAGRI20043

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formerly BCMB20006 An understanding of the chemical processes that occur in living organisms is essential to understanding how plants, animals and microbes function, and therefore the best management practices that will result in optimal health and productivity. This subject is designed to intro...

  • Minor Research ProjectAGRI90070

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject enables students to conduct an original research topic under supervision, as approved by an academic project supervisor. The work commitment over one semester will be equivalent to lecture and practical based subjects worth 25 points. The content and extent of the project will be det...

  • Internship for Agricultural Sciences Pt2AGRI90084

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to AGRI90083 Internship for Agricultural Sciences Part 1 for further details

  • Advanced Plant Breeding and ImprovementAGRI90091

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formerly BIOL90027 Lectures/case studies and projects 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.

  • Genetics for AgricultureAGRI10051

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The objective of this subject is to introduce students to the concepts of genetics and the effects of genetic variation and selection used to propagate valuable heritable trait combinations in crop plants and farm animals. Topics covered include ‐ Historical background around (origin) genetics, ...

  • Irrigation and Water ManagementAGRI30016


    Irrigation and Water Management presents the technical, economic, environmental and policy aspects of water for irrigation in agriculture and further discusses the case study of Murray Darling Basin, the most significant agricultural areas in Australia. The key components covered in this course a...

  • Agricultural Systems AnalysisAGRI30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Effective management of agricultural systems requires an appreciation of the context in which that management is carried out. This context may be predominantly social, environmental or commercial or combinations thereof. The application of scientific knowledge in conjunction with an appreciation ...

  • Livestock Production SystemsAGRI30030

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to provide an introduction to the principles and practices in effective operation and improvement of the major livestock industries in Australia. This subject will cover: The major livestock industries in terms of size, distribution and valueFactors that determine the location ...

  • Principles of Farm Practice ChangeAGRI20041

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    A common and important role that agricultural scientists play is supporting farmers to implement strategies for continuous improvement on-farm to achieve sustainability and productivity goals. This subject will introduce students to the principles of farm practice change and how change can be sup...

  • Farm Management EconomicsAGRI30033

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is for students of agricultural science and agricultural economics to understand the principles of management economics applied to the operation of agricultural business; to understand decision analysis under risk and uncertainty; to be able to model and analyse agricultur...

  • Industry InternshipAGRI90076

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject involves completion of a minimum 80 hours work placement integrating academic learning, employability skills and attributes, and an improved knowledge of organisations, workplace culture and career pathways. The placement is supplemented by pre- and post-placement classes designed to...

  • Enterprise ManagementAGRI20040

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will be integrated with and support the other Semester 2 Subjects offered at the Dookie Campus. This subject will build on students’ knowledge of production systems gained in first year and develop their ability to make management decisions relating to a variety of enterprises.

  • Managing RiskAGRI90016

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Managing risk is fundamental to agribusiness management. The art of managing risk is balancing the consequences of loss and the rewards of profit. In practical business management - farmers, merchants, and end-users in a food/fibre supply chains are exposed to volatility, particularly supply and...

  • Foundations of Agricultural Sciences 2AGRI10046

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject, which builds on concepts and knowledge introduced in AGRI10045 Foundations of Agricultural Science 1, aims to provide Bachelor of Agriculture students with an understanding of the underpinning enabling physical sciences, as they relate to agricultural systems. Concepts in physics, c...

  • Internship for Agricultural SciencesAGRI90078

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject involves completion of an 200 hours of work placement, integrating academic learning, employability skills and attributes and an improved knowledge of organisations, workplace culture and career pathways. The placement is supplemented by pre- and post-placement classes designed to in...