117.245 Principles of Animal Breeding and Genetics (15 credits)

An introduction of the basic principles of using bioinformatics to find genes. The principles to enable the calculation of genetic parameters, such as heritability. An introduction to the prediction of breeding values and the calculation of selection indices and genomic selection.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s):
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 100 level

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Basic principles of genetics. Concepts of variation, correlation and regression.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2021 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus