Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L3018008 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 動物生産学実験I
Subject Name
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Laboratory and Field Works in Animal Production I
ツヅキ マサオキ,ナカムラ ヨシアキ,ヨシムラ ユキノリ,ニイ タカヒロ,イソベ ナオキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Experiment Lesson Style
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Laboratory work, dissection, and use of chemicals. 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords Japanese quail, chicken, mouse, cattle, sex organs, sperm, ova, embryos, anatomy, microscopy, and genetics. 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Applied Animal and Plant Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding regarding natural phenomena related to animal and plant production in levels of molecule, cell, and individual organism and production environment that supports the phenomena

(Abilities and Skills)
・Basic experimentation abilities and skills required for acquiring expertise

・To be able to conduct basic biological analyzes and evaluation on animal productive function by both molecular level and an individual level.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Ability to identify issues that he/she should pursue for a specific phenomenon related to animal and plant production, organize his/her own opinion, logically publish them orally and/or in writing, and discuss the topic
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understanding the development, reproduction, anatomy and genetics both in mammals and birds. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Observation of quail embryos I.
lesson2: Observation of quail embryos II.
lesson3: Observation of quail embryos III.
lesson4: Mode of inheritance of plumage color in quail I.
lesson5: Mode of inheritance of plumage color in quail II.
lesson6: Observation of the sex organs.
lesson7: Evaluation of the sexual cycle by vaginal smear method.
lesson8: Changes in reproductive organs associated with the sexual cycle.
lesson9: Collection of sperm and its morphology.

lesson10: Collection of ova and its morphology.
lesson11: The anatomy of the chicken.
lesson12: The anatomy of the cattle I.
lesson13: The anatomy of the cattle II.
lesson14: The histology (HE and PAS staining)
lesson15: The microscopy of the abomasum and liver.

Each professor assign report. As required, examinations will be conducted. 
Collect information by reading various texts of the development, anatomy and genetics of animals. 
PC or AV used in
Use handouts and video as required.  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Prepare each class using the texts of the related research fields. Review each class by checking the contents of each class. Don't hesitate to tell us if you have any questions. 
Grading Method Perfect attendance is the major premise. Absence will be deducted.  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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