From 2 November 2020, the autumn semester 2020 will take place online. Exceptions: Courses that can only be carried out with on-site presence. Please note the information provided by the lecturers via e-mail.
The 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.
Lectures and independent exercises allow students to gain a general understanding of animal genetics and breeding in the tropics.
Handouts will be provided at the beginning of the course. Selected books and other references will be communicated as needed during the course.