Research and Practice in Hort Science (HORT4005)


Upon completion of this unit, students will have participated in a major excursion and a series of discussion workshops based on prescribed readings that will broaden their appreciation of current research themes in horticultural science, industry issues, stimulate critical thinking, enhance professional research skills and give an insight into the career opportunities for horticultural scientists. Attendance at seminars, written reports and presentations made during these workshops will improve student skills in critical analysis and communication.

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1x2h tut/wk; one 1-week excursion


Tutorial papers (30%); project proposal (10%); project report (50%); peer review (10%).

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