An introduction to the genetics of plants, animals and microbes of relevance to agricultural production systems.
|Prerequisites and Restrictions|| You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Explain the role of genetics in evolution and genetic improvement of plants and animals.
- Apply the theoretical principals of classical, quantitative and molecular genetics to developing strategies for genetically improving plant, animals and microorganisms.
- Explain and debate the ethical issues associated with genetics, particularly transgenics, as they apply to indigenous knowledge and issues of global interest and relevance.
Associate Professor Chris Winefield
Chairperson Bio-Safety Committee
Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences[email protected]