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Animal breeding 411


 
Module code TLR 411
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

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.

Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites TLR 320 and simultaneously register for GVK 420, PVK420, KVK420
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Animal and Wildlife Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1

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