ZOOTECHNICAL, BIODIVERSITY AND GENETIC IMPROVEMENT
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Provide the student with the fundamentals relative to genetic transmission of traits.
exam of Fisica applicata - Matematica di base applicata alle scienze biomediche Informatica medica e biologica
Course contents summary
Zootechnical systems for the production of meat, milk and other animal-based products. Structure of animal populations. Outline of genetic transmission of characteristics. Mendelian heredity (qualitative characteristics, laws of Mendel, gene interaction and deviation from expected Mendelian relationships, sex determination and sex-related heredity, lethal genes, multiple allelism). Population genetic principles (concept of genic frequency, law of Hardy-Weinberg). Statistical concepts (probability, variance, covariance, correlation and regression).