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Practical Genetics for Aquaculture

Handbook / Manual
By: Greg Lutz
235 pages, Bw photos, figs, tabs
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Practical Genetics for Aquaculture
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  • Practical Genetics for Aquaculture ISBN: 9780852382851 Hardback Dec 2001 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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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.


Overview; 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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C. Greg Lutz is Specialist and Professor of Aquaculture with Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
Handbook / Manual
By: Greg Lutz
235 pages, Bw photos, figs, tabs
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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