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Summary of Changes Made in This Calendar - Selective Breeding and Conservation

Natural Resources Management 4131 Selective Breeding and Conservation
An introduction to genetic principles and their application in forest and wildlife management. Background areas of Mendelian, population, and quantitative genetics are reviewed, as well as the causes and sources of genetic variation. The fundamentals of management and conservation are covered, including assessment of geographic variation, maintenance of genetic variation, tree improvement, captive breeding, and gene conservation.
Credit Weight: 0.5



Offering: 2-3; 0-0
Notes: Students who have already taken NRMT-3131 may not take NRMT-4131 for credit
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences