PSC405 Advanced Cropping Systems (8)

This subject considers current issues in agronomy including water use efficiency and potential yield, weed and stubble management and allelopathy. Emphasis is on quantification of parameters, integration of material and the application of theory to practice.

Subject Outlines
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No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences

Enrolment Restrictions

Faculty postgraduate Committee approval

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • discuss issues of current importance in agronomy
  • quantify some parameters involved in crop yield determination
  • integrate material
  • apply theory to practice


This subject will cover the following topics:

Water-use efficiency and potential yield including aspects of spatial variability. Weed management including herbicide resistance and persistence Stubble management including its physical and the allelopathic implications.

Residential School

This subject contains a 2 day Compulsory Residential School.Students are provided with mail packages and are required to attend a residential school for presentation of seminar, group discussion and specialist lectures.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.