Agricultural Genetics 2 (GENE2001)
UNIT OF STUDY
This lecture and practical unit of study provides an introduction to the genetics and breeding of plants and animals. It provides an understanding for parallel and following courses. Lectures cover the basics of gene transmission and interaction, cytogenetics, molecular genetics, population and quantitative genetics, as well as the more applied aspects of plant and animal breeding and biotechnology. Practicals emphasise, with agricultural examples, the procedures of genetic and cytogenetic analysis, and the use of computers in simulation procedures in population genetics, quantitative inheritance and selection programs, and provide exposure to current plant and animal breeding and biotechnology.
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(3 lec, 3 prac/problem set)/wk
1x2.5hr exam (60%) and 1x assignment of problem-type questions (20%) 4x on-line quizzes (4x5%)
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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
At least one of (BIOL1001, BIOL1002, BIOL1101, BIOL1901, BIOL1911)
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