AQB200 General Breeding
Showing course contents for the educational year 2014 - 2015 .
Course responsible: Hans Magnus Gjøen
Teachers: Gunnar Klemetsdal, Theo Meuwissen
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences
Teaching language: EN
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2013-2014
Thorough introduction to quantitative genetics: kinship and inbreeding, genetic parameters, breeding values, selection, breeding methods and inbreeding in populations.
Engelsk:Students should be able to analyse the effect of different approaches to breeding (in pure- and cross-breeding) and possess sufficient knowledge to continue studies in the subject area.
Lectures and assignments
Assistant lecturer in exercise classes.
Lecture notes + assignments
Engelsk:Statistics, equivalent to STAT100. Genetics, equivalent to BIO120.
All exercises, in the relevant semester, must be passed.
2 written examinations, 3 hrs each.
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
100% overlap with HFA200
Type of course:
In autumn parallel: Lectures: 2 hours/ week. Guided assignments: 2 hours/ week. In spring parallel: Lectures: 2 hours/ day. Guided assignments: 2 hours/ day.
Mostly the same subjects as HFA200, lectures together with HFA200 in January block.
Allowed examination aids: All types of calculators, all other aids.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått