WINESCI 702 : The Science Behind Grape Production
2020 Semester One (1203) (15 POINTS)
Capabilities Developed in this Course
|Capability 1:||Disciplinary Knowledge and Practice|
|Capability 2:||Critical Thinking|
|Capability 3:||Solution Seeking|
|Capability 4:||Communication and Engagement|
|Capability 5:||Independence and Integrity|
- Evaluate Evaluate different criteria to asses grape ripening to determine harvest date and yield. (Capability 1, 2, 3 and 5)
- Describe Describe the principles and practices of grapevine canopy management. (Capability 1, 2, 3 and 5)
- Evaluate Critically evaluate a research article in grapevine management and apply to the NZ wine industry. (Capability 2, 4 and 5)
- Evaluate Evaluate different clones and root stocks and apply to real life viticulture. (Capability 1, 2 and 3)
- Describe Describe the principles and practices involved in vineyard establishment, including the concept of terrior. (Capability 1, 2, 3 and 4)
- Describe Describe the molecular methods in plant science used for grapevine improvement. (Capability 1 and 2)
- Understand Understand the vineyard pathogens and diseases that affect NZ vineyards. Detail the management techniques to control these pests and diseases. (Capability 1, 2 and 3)
|Final Exam||35%||Individual Coursework|
|Assessment Type||Learning Outcome Addressed|
To be determined by the individual lecturers depending upon the topic. Primary textbook: Wine Science: Principles, Practice, Perception. Ronald S. Jackson. Third Edition (2008). Available at the university library and electronically.
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