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Achieving genetic improvement in agriculture; underlying principles and applications, with reference to New Zealand animal and plant examples. Advances in genetic and associated technologies; innovation and commercialisation.
|Paper title||Agricultural Genetics and Breeding|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,110.75|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
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Professor Richard Macknight - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Teaching staff
Other teaching staff tbc
No textbooks are required for this paper. Teaching materials will be made available on Blackboard.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Knowledge of Māori primary sector businesses and entities, and an ability for engagement in a cultural appropriate manner
- Have an understanding ethical issues and Māori perspective associated with the use of genetic information and technologies
- Have a theoretical and practical understanding of the principles of breeding and contemporary genetic technologies and how these are, or could be, applied to plant and animal breeding
- Ability to address a problem by working in a group to analyse complex phenotypic and genetic data and obtain and present conclusions that aid decision-making
- Scientific literacy and ability to acquire new knowledge from research papers and reports and present this to a general audience in a clear and understandable manner
- Understanding of commercial environment and rational for decision making relating to breeding