Forest Health & Nutrition Management

    Course details

    • Code: FMAN.5205
    • Fee: $819*
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Forest Management
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class75 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes New Zealand Diploma in Forest Management (Level 6);

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to enable students to understand and apply the scientific principle and technologies used in forest health, biosecurity and nutrition management in the forest industry. This course includes the analysis and planning of nutrient regimes different sites and tree species.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify and explain the insects, fungi and abiotic agents affecting trees New Zealand and those that pose a potential risk to New Zealand
  2. Discuss forest protection strategies and the methods used for detecting potentially injurious agents in New Zealand and the assessment, control and management methods of forest pests and disease in New Zealand
  3. Outline relevant forest protection regulations, authorities and research organisations.
  4. Explain plant nutrition and identify the effects of nutrient deficiencies on the major commercial forestry tree species
  5. Analyse and apply the nutrient management regimes for different sites and tree species

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017