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ANIMAL GENETICS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Sydney - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectBiological Sciences
Number & Suffix: 119
Full UC Title: ANIMAL GENETICS 
Transcript Title: ANIMAL GENETICS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course explores the genetic aspects of commercial animal populations and investigates options for the practical application of genetics to improve animal productivity. It provides the background material, fundamental concepts, and data analysis methods used for breeding strategies in each of the animal industries. Students learn the principles of population genetics; the adverse effects of inbreeding; the principles of quantitative genetics (including the concepts of genetic variance); heritability and repeatability; methods for the identification and selection of superior livestock; the use of multi-trait selection procedures to increase the overall economic value of populations of animals; advantages obtained through crossbreeding; the practical application of selection and crossing in animals; and the genetic implications of reproductive technology (such as embryo sexing, splitting and cloning, artificial insemination, and MOET). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: ANIMAL GENETICS 3 
Partner University Department: Animal Science 
Partner University Course Number: ANSC3107