COURSE CODE: ANP 503

COURSE TITLE: Environmental Physiology

NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units

COURSE DURATION: Four hours per week (1-Lecture, 3-Practical)

Course Coordinator: Dr. M. O. Abioja B.Agric., M.Agric., Ph.D

Email: dimejiabioja@yahoo.com

Office Location: ANP Staff Office, COLANIM

Other Lecturers: Dr. J. O. Daramola, Dr. J. A. Abiona

COURSE SYNOPSIS:

Effects of climate on livestock production, Acclimatization and adaptation, Physiological basis of adaptation, Heat stress, Physiology of thermoregulation: Heat balance, Heat gain, Heat loss (Sensible heat loss, Insensible heat loss- Panting and Sweating), Physiological, behavioural and hormonal responses to heat stress, Modification of the micro-climate to enhance animal productivity, Management of exotic breeds in tropical environment.

ANP 503 Lecture Note

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