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PLANT SC 2500WT - Microbiology and Invertebrate Biology II

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 3310
Campus: Waite
Contact: Up to 6 hours per week
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: BIOLOGY 1101
Incompatible: OENOLOGY 2501WT, PLANT SC 2520WT
Assessment: Exam, practical reports, presentation
Syllabus:

An introduction to the biology of microorganisms and invertebrates of importance in agriculture, food, wine and natural ecosystems. Topics to be considered include: microbial growth, energy sources and nutritional categories; form and function of major groups of microorganisms; classification and identification; features of saprophytic, pathogenic, symbiotic and commensal lifestyles; interactions of microorganisms with their environment, including plants and animals; case studies of natural and managed microbial ecosystems; basic concepts of invertebrate taxonomy, physiology and function; external and internal anatomy; reproduction, life cycles, feeding relationships; practical skills for manipulating microorganisms and invertebrates and studying their activities.

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Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 2 $1,131 Band 2 $1,131 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3310 Mon 18/03/2013 Sun 31/03/2013 Fri 10/05/2013 Fri 14/06/2013


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
14200 LE01 100 45 7 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 10am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre
2 May - 6 Jun Thursday 10am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 130, McLeod Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
14733 PR01 57 2 7 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 1pm - 5pm Southern Barns, G2/G3, Teaching Lab
2 May - 13 Jun Thursday 1pm - 5pm Southern Barns, G2/G3, Teaching Lab