Plant and Soil Science
What will I study?
Study the structure and function of plant production industries in Australia and around the world - including the determinants of production and their implications on land management.
And you'll gain an understanding of soil function and appropriate management plans to promote agricultural productivity and minimise environmental impacts.
You can choose to spend Semester 2 of your second year at Dookie campus, where you can observe a wide variety of farming industries first-hand including cropping, livestock and dairy management, horticulture and viticulture enterprises, as well as support industries such as irrigation management, logistics and food processing operations.
You can also choose to spend your final semester in the Plant and Soil Science major based at Dookie, where you can participate in an industry project, developing skills in project management, problem solving, planning and reporting scientific investigations.
Sample course plan
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