117.347 Reproductive and Lactational Physiology (15 credits)

Structure and function of reproductive tracts, placenta and mammary gland. Sex/gender determination, endocrine control of oestrous cycles, fertilisation, pregnancy and mammogenesis. Fetal programming, birth and lactogenesis, Nutrient supply to gland and metabolic disease. Factors affecting milk yield and composition. Puberty, breeding seasons, fertility, fecundity and technological developments in reproduction. Practicals on analysis of reproductive data, anatomy, histology, and reproductive technologies.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): 117.254. At least 45 credits from 200 level.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2018 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2018 Double Semester Distance
2019 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

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