RBF1310 - Biology 1
RBF1320 - Biology 2
RBF2610 - Fundamentals of Ecology
|1.||Describe and elucidate the role and importance of genetics to the management of species and populations and its application to the field of natural resource management as a whole, including the limitations of genetic data;|
|2.||Formulate and argue a theoretical basis on which to base management decisions aimed at long-term conservation of genetic resources in a population;|
|3.||Construct and exhibit a practical understanding and application of the methods used in modern genetics and how these tools can be applied to the management of species and populations; and|
|4.||Critically analyse data relating to taxonomy, phylogenetic relationships and population genetics and consider implications for conservation and reproductive interventions such as manual pollination or selective breeding.|
|Report||Practical reports and simulations||30%|
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