University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

ANIML SC 3045RW - Animal Breeding and Genetics III

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: Roseworthy
Contact: Up to 6 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: BIOLOGY 1101 or BIOLOGY 1001 or BIOLOGY 1401, & BIOLOGY 1202
Assumed Knowledge: ANIML SC 2501RW or ANIML SC 2501WT or AGRIC 2510WT or ANIML SC 2501RW & ANIML SC 2503RW
Assessment: Exams, quizzes, practical reports, breeding program
Syllabus:

The application of scientific methods to animal breeding has led to major improvements in the output, cost and quality of meat, milk and fibre. In addition, animal breeding plans are important for continued improvement of companion animals and management of endangered species. Topics include an introduction to quantitative genetics, maximising response to selection, crossbreeding, estimation of genetic parameters and breeding values, mode of inheritance, mating systems, fitness and quality traits, animal diversity, development of breeding programs, use of biotechnology in breeding programs including gene mapping and parentage testing. Examples will be drawn from Australia's livestock industries as well as wildlife and companion animals.

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Student Status

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

Study Level

Undergraduate
Postgraduate Coursework
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Program of Study

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11244 LE01 80 51 3 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 8am - 10am MyUni, OL, Online Class
28 Apr - 9 Jun Thursday 8am - 10am MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: This course is not available for remote study
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11245 PR01 80 51 3 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 10am - 1pm Leske, G18, Computer Suite
28 Apr - 28 Apr Thursday 11am - 1pm Leske, G18, Computer Suite
5 May - 9 Jun Thursday 10am - 1pm Leske, G18, Computer Suite
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12320 TU01 80 51 3 Mar - 3 Mar Thursday 2pm - 4pm Sheep Section, External, Animal Holding Facility
10 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 2pm - 4pm Callaghan, G18a&b, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 28 Apr Thursday 2pm - 4pm Veterinary Science, G05-G07, Teaching Room
5 May - 5 May Thursday 2pm - 4pm Callaghan, G18a&b, Teaching Room
12 May - 19 May Thursday 2pm - 4pm Veterinary Science, G05-G07, Teaching Room
26 May - 9 Jun Thursday 2pm - 4pm Callaghan, G18a&b, Teaching Room