An in-depth analysis of grapevine physiology, and the interactions with environment and management.
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Describe and explain the following aspects relevant to vine physiology at an advanced level:
- Structure and function of vine organs
- Growth and development of the grapevine
- Carbohydrate partitioning at the cellular level, organ and vine level
- Water and nutrient uptake by the vine and its response to excess and deficiencies
- Yield formation, the development of fruit composition and sources of variation
- Biological mechanisms of key vine pest and diseases and key mitigation concepts
- Identify where gaps exist in the current literature for a topic area.
- Undertake independent library and literature searches on a research topic.
- Collate information and data from peer‐reviewed research.
- Analyse, interpret and report on research data.
- Critically review scientific published information.
- Explain and respond to questions from peers.
- Demonstrate technical transfer of knowledge from viticulture research in an industry relevant manner.
- Appropriately recognise the importance of citing other people's work .
Dr Amber Parker
Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences[email protected]