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
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The course is taught as a part of the Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2010H
Last time: 2019V
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.
Via case, the students will get a brief overview of the possibilities and challenges in breeding and genetics.
A 3 hrs written examination.
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Approximately 24 lecture hours.
Allowed examination aids: A1 No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: Written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått