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Animal breeding 320


 
Modulekode TLR 320
Kwalifikasie Undergraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module-inhoud

Karyotyping of farm animals; breed and specie differences and the influence on classification of breeds. Influence of chromosomal aberrations. Phenotypic expression of genes and gene-interaction in farm animals. Single gene, major genes and polygenes. Variation in traits of economic importance and statistical description. Use of genetic variation. Estimation of breeding values and family indices on traits determined by single genes. Principles of breeding systems.

Modulekrediete 12.00
Prerequisites GTS 261 GS
Contact time 2 lectures per week, fortnightly practicals
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Animal and Wildlife Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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