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Course Title[Course Code]:Statistical Genetics and Quantitative characters[Gen 405]

Faculty: Agriculture
Department: Genetics
Program: Agricultural biotechnology
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Undergraduate(Second Year-First Semester)
Lecture:( 2 ) Practical / Clinical:( 2 ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at introducing the Statistics and computer Descriptive statistics: Systematic tabular ummarization of data (before analysis), measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, measures of skewness (using calculators). Correlations (product-moment coefficient, Spearman’s rank coefficient) and regression (linear regression, curve fitting).Data presentation (tables/figures) : 1-D and 2-D bar charts, pie diagrams, graphs (using co - mputer software packages). Statistical distributions: fitting discrete uniform, binomial, Poisson and normal probability distributions to given data Testing of hypotheses: Tests of significance (mean, standard deviation, correlation coefficient), chi-squared test for goodness of fit, test for independence of attributes, non-parametric tests (run test) using calculators and printed tables and using minitab sampling (drawing random samples using random numbers, tables, chits, computer programmes for random number generation), design of experiments, ANOVA (one-way