Methods of Livestock Breeding in the Tropical Environment

Methods of Livestock Breeding in the Tropical Environment

The much wider gap between performance of tropical livestock species and those of the temperate climate demand a critical review and consideration by learners and practitioners of animal production. A foundation course in animal production, such as this, requires students to be acquainted with the existence of the performance gap which has often been attributed to genetic, environmental, and genetic-environment interaction variables. The essence of familiarization with this challenge may stimulate the desire to finding ways of meeting domestic demands and reducing the performance gap. The identity and measures of…

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Motivation and It’s Relation to Learning

Motivation and It's Relation to Learning

Another important factor in determining an individual’s tendency to learn is motivation. Motivation is concerned with an individual’s internal as well as external energies in the direction of an intended goal. An individual cannot learn effectively if he is not motivated to do so. Hence, teachers need to understand the concept of motivation and how it applies to teaching and learning processes. This is the focus of this unit. What is Motivation The term motivation has been defined in several ways. In a nutshell, motivation answers the question: why a…

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