Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
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751-7702-00L  Tropical Animal Genetics and Breeding

SemesterSpring Semester 2015
LecturersM. Goe
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractThe course provides an overview on animal breeding and genetics in the tropics with focus on livestock production in low-input farming systems. Topics covered include elements of different types of breeding programmes and the management and conservation of animal genetic resources.
ObjectiveLectures and independent exercises allow students to gain a general understanding of animal genetics and breeding in the tropics.
Lecture notesHandouts will be provided at the beginning of the course. Selected books and other references will be communicated as needed during the course.