TECNICHE DI ALLEVAMENTO ANIMALE APPLICATE ALLE BIOTECNOLOGIE

AGR/17 - 6 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff

SALVATORE BORDONARO
Email: s.bordonaro@unict.it
Office: via Valdisavoia 5, Piano terra, stanza n° 35 - 95123 Catania
Phone: 095 4783489
Office Hours: martedì e mercoledì dalle 09:00 alle 11:00 tramite piattaforma Microsoft Team (codice Team ydlohz0)
DONATA MARLETTA
Email: donata.marletta@unict.it
Office: via Valdisavoia, 5
Phone: 0954783477
Office Hours: Martedì e giovedì dalle 10:00 alle 12:00 su Teams cod. 8bq9kv4.


Learning Objectives

The student acquires knowledge relating to animal production, the classification of livestok production systems, the use of advanced technologies and biotechnologies to enhance biodiversity and to improve the quality of products of animal origin


Course Structure

Lettures

Should teaching be carried out in mixed mode or remotely, it may be necessary to introduce changes with respect to previous statements, in line with the programme planned and outlined in the syllabus.



Detailed Course Content

From domestication to animal production

Livestock systems.

Main breeds and animal production.

Basic knowledge on morphobio-physiology of animals in zootechnical production

Biological basis of animal production.

Genetic diseases in livestock.

Elements of animal genetic breeding and introduction to genome analysis techniques.

Analysis of animal biodiversity and safeguard measures.



Textbook Information

1 - Bittante G., Andrighetto I., Ramanzin M. Tecniche di Produzione Animale (Liviana Editrice);

2 - Pagnacco G., Genetica Animale, applicazioni zootecniche e veterinarie (Casa Editrice Ambrosiana)




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