Components of animal performance. Sources of variation, population parameters and the estimation thereof. Introduction to matrix algebra for application in animal breeding. Selection indices theory. Statistical models in estimation of breeding values. Application of breeding values and prerequisites for accuracy. Breeding and selection for reproduction and growth. Principles of QTLs.
TLR 320 and simultaneously register for GVK 420, PVK420, KVK420
1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition
Animal and Wildlife Sciences
Period of presentation
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