Animal anatomy and genetics

A.Y. 2020/2021
8
Max ECTS
76
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/17 VET/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course supplies basics of vertebrate biology, and an
introduction to the structural organization and
physiological mechanisms of domestic animals. It has the
aim to provide basic acquaintance and specific knowledge,
necessary to the studies of animal nutrition and animal
production. The course provides also knowledge about the
basic principles of genetics and their applications to farm
animal species.
Expected learning outcomes
Basic acquaintance and specific knowledge of structure
and function of domestic animals, with emphasis on
physiological systems of importance to animal nutrition
and animal production. Ability of comparing the anatomy
and the physiology of different mammals. Skills in
biological and technical language necessary to describe
physiological processes. Knowledge of the hereditary
transmission of qualitative and quantitative traits in farm
animal species.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Anatomia e fisiologia degli animali domestici
AGR/17 - LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS, ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS - University credits: 0
VET/01 - VETERINARY ANATOMY - University credits: 0
Practicals: 8 hours
Lessons: 28 hours
Professor: Gandolfi Fulvio
Genetica animale
AGR/17 - LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS, ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS - University credits: 0
VET/01 - VETERINARY ANATOMY - University credits: 0
Field activity: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor: Parma Pietro
Professor(s)
Reception:
From Monday to Friday upon appointment
Office
Reception:
by appointment
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - Production, Landscape, Agroenergy, Building 6