GENE 251/ GENE351

Applied Animal and Plant Breeding

Practical Schedule 2007

Timetable:

Tutorials (compulsory):    Friday  2.10 - 5.00  pm
Tutorial session, Pre-Lab demonstration in WLT  and Practicals  
in AS 33 Computer Lab. (Animal Science)

Click on the topic for PRE-LAB SLIDES

PRACTICAL TIMETABLE INTERNAL STUDENTS


Week

Date

Prac.

Topic

Format

Lecturer

1

27th July

1

Patterns of inheritance. Exercises on basic genetics

Pre-lab / lecture 3A in WLT

Prac in AS33

LM

2

3th Aug

2

Principle of variation. Transmission of breeding value

Tutorial in allocated room

Pre-lab in WLT

Prac in AS33

CG

3

10th Aug

 3

Response to selection and optimizing breeding programs

 

 Tutorial in allocated room

Pre-lab in WLT

Prac in AS33

 CG

4

17th Aug

4

Optimizing selection strategies

Tutorial in allocated room

Pre-lab in WLT

Prac in AS33

JW

5

24th Aug

5

Breeding objectives and multiple trait selection

Tutorial in allocated room

Pre-lab in WLT

Prac in AS33

JW

6

31st Aug

6

Crossbreeding

Tutorial in allocated room

Pre-lab in WLT

Prac in AS33

JW

7

7th Sep

 

No practical third year tour

 

 

 

8

14th Sep

 

Seminar with animal breeders

 

Seminar in WLT

JW

Mid-semester break

9

6th Oct

  Pot of Field Experiments in Plant Breeding AGSSLab2 RJ

10

13th Oct

  Plant Biotechnology AGSSLab2 SW

11

20th Oct

  Preparing fro Projects Wright/ AS33 CG

12

27th Oct

 

Group presentation of projects

Presentations in AS32 and AS33

JW/CG

13

3nd Nov

7

Group presentation of projects

 

Prac in AS33

JW/CG

GENUP  software. Available in the AS33 lab. Can be freely downloaded from http://metz.une.edu.au/~bkinghor/genup.htm