Management and conservation

A.Y. 2017/2018
14
Max ECTS
144
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/17 AGR/19 VET/05 VET/06
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Il Corso è finalizzato a sviluppare una formazione interdisciplinare del laureando in ambito di pianificazione e gestione dei sistemi zootecnici e faunistici per un utilizzo sostenibile delle risorse ambientali, alla luce anche delle attuali politiche Comunitarie.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
First semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Conservation genetics
Course syllabus
Biodiversity: values, conservation strategies, international and national policies
Conservation and sustainable use of farm animal genetic resources
Genetic variation
How to measure genetic variation
Management of inbreeding
Cryoconservation of animal genetic resources
Principles of demography and population viability
Management and conservation
Course syllabus
LECTURES
Principles of extensive management (1 hour)
Carrying capacity (1 hour)
Models of environmental sustainability (1 hour)
Biology and behaviour of Italian wild ungulates (6 hours)
Criteria for estimation of age and sex classes of free ranging animals (3 hours)
Census methods (4 hours)
Capture methods (2 hours)
Translocations (2 hours)
Culling plans (2 hours)
Age estimation in culled animals (2 hours)
Principles of legislation applied to wildlife management (2 hours)
GIS applications for wildlife management (1 hours)
Interactions between wild and domestic animals (2 hours)
Problems related to large predators (3 hours)

PRACTICE
Projection and discussion of videos (4 hours)
Practical applications of GIS for wildlife management (2 hours)
Age estimation based on jaws and trophies (2 hours)
Field activities (8 hours)
Hygiene of livestock wildlife
Course syllabus
LECTURES
Introduction (2 hours)
Diseases of faisants and hares (2 hours)
Parvovirus in ducks (1 hour)
Common diseases of cervids and bovids (7 hours)
Common diseases of wild boar (2 hours)
Leptospirosis (2 hours)


ESERCITAZIONI
Collection of pathological samples for laboratory analysis (2 hours)
DNA estraction from pathological samples (2 hours)
PCR and electroforetic gel preparation (1 hour)
Field activities (11 hours)
Ecoparassitologia and health management of fauna
Course syllabus
Lectures:

Wildlife, socio-economics, land-use change and sanitary implications (2 hours)
Parasites dynamics in free ranging populations (2 hours)
Surveillance and monitoring of wildlife disease (2 hours)
Wildlife, meat production and sanitary risk (4 hours)
Diseases at the livestock-wildlife interface (3 hours)
Options and management measures in a health ecosystem perspective (3 hours)

Practice:
Wildlife parasites diagnostics (4 ore)
Technical visit to a game meat center (4 hours)
Field excursions to faunistic areas of eco-epidemiological importance (6 hours)
Invasive alien species and epidemiological consequences (2 hours)
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Conservation genetics
Course syllabus
the same as for students attending lectures
Management and conservation
Course syllabus
same as for attending students
Hygiene of livestock wildlife
Course syllabus
Same as for attending students
Ecoparassitologia and health management of fauna
Course syllabus
The same as for students attending lectures
Conservation genetics
AGR/17 - LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS, ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS - University credits: 0
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 0
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 0
VET/06 - PARASITOLOGY AND ANIMAL PARASITIC DISEASES - University credits: 0
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Gandini Gustavo
Ecoparassitologia and health management of fauna
AGR/17 - LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS, ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS - University credits: 0
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 0
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 0
VET/06 - PARASITOLOGY AND ANIMAL PARASITIC DISEASES - University credits: 0
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Lanfranchi Paolo
Hygiene of livestock wildlife
AGR/17 - LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS, ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS - University credits: 0
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 0
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 0
VET/06 - PARASITOLOGY AND ANIMAL PARASITIC DISEASES - University credits: 0
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Piccinini Renata
Management and conservation
AGR/17 - LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS, ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS - University credits: 0
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 0
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 0
VET/06 - PARASITOLOGY AND ANIMAL PARASITIC DISEASES - University credits: 0
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Mattiello Silvana
Professor(s)
Reception:
Every day on e-mail