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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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NARROW FIELD 0503 HORTICULTURE AND VITICULTURE

HORTICULTURE AND VITICULTURE is the study of cultivating, propagating and producing intensively managed crops such as grapes and other fruits, vegetables, flowers, trees, shrubs and plants.

The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of the factors affecting plant propagation, growth and physiology. It also involves developing an ability to utilise current horticultural and viticultural technology, principles and practices.

Courses in Narrow Field 0503 Horticulture and Viticulture develop skills in:
. establishing and maintaining turf surfaces for various sporting and recreational facilities
. planting, pruning and maintaining shrubs, trees and grapevines
. propagating, cultivating and harvesting intensively managed crops

This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:

050301  Horticulture
050303  Viticulture


Exclusions:

Maintaining and managing nature parks. This is included in Detailed Field 050901 Lands, Parks and Wildlife Management.


050301 Horticulture

Horticulture is the study of cultivating, propagating and producing intensively managed crops such as fruits (except grapes), vegetables, flowers, foliage, trees, shrubs and plants.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. arboriculture
. greenkeeping
. plant culture and garden maintenance
. horticultural nursery practice
. plant propagation

Exclusions:

Garden design. This is included in Detailed Field 040105 Landscape Architecture.
Viticulture. This is included in Detailed Field 050303 Viticulture.


050303 Viticulture

Viticulture is the study of cultivating and managing grapevines.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. grapevine canopy management
. grapevine pruning systems
. vineyard establishment
. grapevine identification and selection
. wine and table grape production

Exclusions:

Wine science. This is included in Detailed Field 019905 Food Science and Biotechnology.

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