UG Syllabus

COURSES OFFERED FOR B. V. SC & A. H. DEGREE.
 
Course No. &
Course title
Credit Hrs.
Syllabus
1) AGB- 111
BIOSTATISTICS AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
2+1=3
THEORY
Introduction and Importance : Elementary statistical definitions, Definition of statistics, data organization, Frequency distribution, tabulation, graphs,diagrams, Measure of central tendency. Mean, Median,weihted mean, Mode, Geometric mean and Harmonic mean, Measures of dispersion. Range, Inter-quartile range, Mean deviation, Standard deviation, Variance Standard Error.,Coefficient of Variance, Moments,Skewness and kurtosis, Elements of probability, Preliminary ideas of normal distribution, Normal, Binomial and Poisson distribution, Estimation and testing of hypothesis:Null hypothesis, types of error Confidence interval, Chi-square test for goodness of fit, T- test, paired t- test.testing of correlation, Z-test ,F – test, , Correlation, Introduction to Karl Pearson Correlation analysis and its uses, Introduction to line of regression analysis and its uses, Introduction to livestock census procedure, Historical background of livestock census, Systwematic sampling cluster sampling etc., Introduction to sample survey methods, Simple Random Sampling (SRS) Stratified sampling, systematic sampling, Cluster sampling etc., Introduction to  Bio-assay, Meaning and uses, Concept and details of analysis of variance technique (One way Classification), Concept and details of analysis of variance technique (Two way Classification), Principles of design of experiment: Replication, Randomization and Local control, Complete Randomized Design, Randomized Block Design,  History and types of Computers, Ancillary storage, Hard ware, Soft ware, Firm ware and Human ware, Components of Computer, Type of computer languages, Types of software, Flow charts, Constants and Variables, Expressions, Computer programme in basic, Database management system, Use of computer for statistical Analysis, Use of computer  in Animal Husbandry and in Veterinary practices.
PRACTICAL
Important economic traits of livestock, Important economic traits of poultry, Estimation of breeding efficiency and breeding value, Standardization of performance records, Standardization of performance records, Computation of selection differential, Computation of expected genetic gain, Construction of selection index, Computation of sire index, Computation of sire index, Co-efficient of inbreeding, Co-efficient of inbreeding (inbred ancestor), Co-efficient of relationship, Co-efficient of relationship (inbred ancestor), Estimation of heterosis, Visit to livestock farm
2) AGB- 121
PRINCIPALS OF GENETICS AND POPULATION GENETICS
2+1=3
THEORY
History of Genetics in brief. Chromosome number and morphology in different species of livestock and poultry. Mitosis, Meiosis,  gameto-genesis, Law of segregation and intra-allelic modification, Law of independent assortment and intra-allelic modification, Gene interaction and inter-allelic modification, Epistasis, Multiple alleles, Lethal and sub-lethal characters, Sex linked traits, Sex limited and sex influenced traits, Linkage and crossing over, Mutation, Cytogenetics – Introduction and applications in animal breeding, Cytogenetics – Lymphocyte culture technique, Chromosomal Aberrations, Extra chromosomal inheritance, Gene concept – classical and molecular, Genetic structure of population, Gene and genotypic frequency, Hardy – Weinberg Law, Applications of  Hardy – Weinberg Law, Forces changing Gene and genotypic frequency. (mutation and migration), Forces changing Gene and genotypic frequency. (selection and drift), Nature and properties,  Population Mean, Average effect & breeding Value, Concept of G x E interaction, Components of Variance – Genetic and Environment, Resemblance between relatives, Heritability: It’s concepts, methods of estimation & it’s uses, Repeatability: It’s concepts, methods of estimation & it’s uses, Genetic and phenotypic Correlations among economic traits.
PRACTICAL
Problems based on Mendel’s laws, Problems based on modifications of Mendel’s laws, Problems based Multiple Alleles, Linkage and crossing over, Problems based on Sex linked & sex influenced inheritance, Demonstration of lymphocyte culture setting, Demonstration of culture processing, slide screening and karyotyping, Calculation of Gene & Genotypic frequency, Problems based on Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium, Problems based on forces affecting gene & genotypic frequency, Computation of Population mean, Estimation of heritability- Intrasire regression of daughter on dam method, Estimation of heritability- Paternal half sib correlation method, Estimation of Repeatability, Estimation of MPPA, Estimation of genetic & phenotypic correlation.
3) AGB- 211
LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY BREEDING
 
2+1=3
THEORY
History of Animal Breeding, Classification of livestock breeds, Traits of economic importance of different species of livestock, Traits of economic importance of different species of livestock, Breeding/ Selection techniques for optimal production, Selection: Concept, Basis of Selection: Individual and Pedigree, Basis of Selection: Family and Sib Selection, Basis of Selection: Progeny testing and combined indirect selection, Basis of Selection: Progeny testing and combined indirect selection, Sire evaluation, Response to selection, selection differential and realized heritability, Multitrait selection- Tandem Method, Independent culling level, Total score method (Selection Index), genetic basis of selection index, Classification of mating systems- Phenotypic and genotypic assortative and dis-assortative mating, Inbreeding and its measure, effects and application of inbreeding with its merits and demerits, Inbreeding coefficient and coefficient of relationship, Line breeding, Out breeding: strain crossing, cross breeding, its merits and demerits, Out crossing, Top crossing, Grading up, Criss-crossing, Rotational crossing, In-crossing and In-cross breeding, Species hybridization, Performance records and standardization, Heterosis- Definition, causes, measurement and its application in animal breeding, Selection for combining ability: Recurrent and reciprocal recurrent selection, Breeding methods for improvement of dairy cattle and buffaloes, Breeding methods for improvement of dairy cattle and buffaloes: ONBS, Sheep and goat breed development, Swine and Poultry breed development, Conservation of germplasm, Current livestock and poultry breeding programme in country, Current livestock and poultry breeding programme in state.
PRACTICAL
Important economic traits of livestock, Important economic traits of poultry, Estimation of breeding efficiency and breeding value, Standardization of performance records, Standardization of performance records, Computation of selection differential, Computation of expected genetic gain, Construction of selection index, Computation of sire index, Computation of sire index, Co-efficient of inbreeding, Co-efficient of inbreeding (inbred ancestor), Co-efficient of relationship, Co-efficient of relationship (inbred ancestor), Estimation of heterosis, Visit to livestock farm.

 

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