Integrated Weed Management
Grow weed management skills and synthesise cultural, biological and chemical control methods to stem weeds. Study weed ecology. Identify challenges. Sprout management abilities. Specialise in a specific land or aquatic system from vineyards to forests
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the subject by outlining the nature of weeds;
- demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the subject by identifying a wide range of important weed species;
- critically analyse and evaluate information on the subject of how weeds affect different types of ecosystems, communicating this information to others using written and/or verbal forms;
- discuss in depth the range of management options available for weed control;
- critically analyse and evaluate information about weed management in an economic and historical context, communicating this knowledge in a detailed verbal or written format; and
- assimilate this information so as to critically explore integrated weed management systems at an advanced level.
- Introduction to weeds - weeds and their impact
- The ecology of weeds - weed invasion, population dynamics and interference
- Weed control techniques - legislation and quarantine, tillage and physical methods, cultural control, grazing, classical biological control, herbicide
- Historical and economic perspectives on weed management - history of IWM, economics of weed management
- Weed management strategies - crops, pastures, environmental weeds, vegetables, tree crops and vines, turf, plantation forests, rangeland, aquatic weed
- Challenges and future approaches to weed management
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This unit includes an on-campus intensive at the Armidale campus of UNE