Course code HFX130F

HFX130F Basic Animal Science/ Module F - Animal Breeding and Genetics

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Course responsible: Gunnar Klemetsdal
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
The course is taught as a part of the Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2010-2011
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Case based introduction to breeding/genetics: Breeding goal, selection, breeding for functional traits, animal genetic resources, aquaculture breeding, QTL, genomic selection, new traits and export of genetic material. The cases will be exemplified by use of different livestock species.
Learning outcome:
Via case, the students will get a brief overview of the possibilities and challenges in breeding and genetics.
Learning activities:
Lessions, summaries/discussions.
Teaching support:
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
A 3 hrs written examination.
Nominal workload:
150 hours
Entrance requirements:
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Approximately 24 lecture hours.
External examiner.
Allowed examination aids: A1 No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: Written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått