Practical Genetics for Aquaculture

Practical Genetics for Aquaculture

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Over recent years there have been major advances in the application of molecular, biotechnological and genetic techniques to a wide range of aquatic species. Many working in a hands-on capacity in the area of aquaculture have not previously known what the benefits of this work could be to them. This book redresses this situation, providing clear details of the available scientific information and the direct application of techniques under simple and practical situations.
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Product details

  • Book | 272 pages
  • 172 x 244mm
  • Blackwell Science Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0632056541
  • 9780632056545

Table of contents

Gene action; selection and realized heritability; inbreeding, crossbreeding and hybridization; chromosomal genetics; sex determination and control; control and induction of maturation and spawning; transgenic aquatic organisms; genetic threats to wild stocks and ecosystems.
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