Growth physiology 320

Modulekode DFS 320
Kwalifikasie Undergraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Functional anatomy, growth and development of tissues and organ systems. The underlying physiological processes in growth and development. Pre- and postnatal growth and factors which determine growth rate: growth curves, stimulants of growth, age, nutrition, breed, sex. Changes during maturation, reproduction, the post-partum period and lactation. Ageing and tissue changes with erosion diseases. The influence of hormones, production and reproduction on conformation and a critical evaluation of assessment of animals for functional efficiency.

Modulekrediete 12.00
Prerequisites DFS 311
Contact time 1 practical every 2nd week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Animal and Wildlife Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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