AGRI30032 Plant Health and Improvement
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 60 hours total - 24 hours of lectures, 36 hours of practicals. |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
AGRI20026 Plant Growth Processes or equivalent
|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.
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CoordinatorProf Paul Taylor
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject outlines the methods used to identify pathogens causing plant diseases, the consequences of diseases for plant productivity; and techniques used in breeding for plant disease resistance. The links between these two areas are explored as plant breeders and pathologists seek novel genetic material capable of resisting or tolerating plant pathogens.
Topics covered include:
Practical work includes:
|Learning Outcomes:|| |
On completion of this subject students will:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
G. N. Agrios 2005. Plant Pathology. 5th ed. Academic Press, Harcourt/Academic Press, USA.
|Recommended Texts:|| |
G.L. Schumann & C.J. D’Arcy. 2010 Essential Plant Pathology 2nd Ed. American Phytopathological Society Press, USA
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of this subject, students should have developed their:
|Agricultural Science |
Plant and Soil Science
Production Animal Health
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED