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Selection and breeding programs in aquaculture

Author: Trygve Gjedrem; AKVAFORSK (Norway)
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although aquaculture as a biological production system has a long history, systematic and efficient breeding programs to improve economically important traits in the farmed species have rarely been  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Trygve Gjedrem; AKVAFORSK (Norway)
ISBN: 1402033419 9781402033414 1402033427 9781402033421
OCLC Number: 60676703
Notes: "Akvaforsk Institute of Aquaculture Research AS."
Description: xvii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface * Contributors * 1. Status and scope of aquaculture - T. Gjedrem * 2. Basic genetics - T.Gjedrem and O.Andersen * 3. Population genetics - O. Andersen and B. Hayes * 4. Polygenic inheritance - H.B. Bentsen * 5. Basic statistical parameters - T. Gjedrem and I. Olesen * 6. Kinship, relationship and inbreeding - A. K. Sonesson, J.A. Woolliams and Th.H.E. Meuwissen * 7. Selection - T. Gjedrem and J. Thodesen * 8. Reproductive traits in aquatic animals - T. Refstie and T. Gjedrem * 9. Methods for estimating phenotypic and genetic parameters - K. Kolstad * 10. Breeding strategies - K.T. Fjalestad * 11. Selection methods - K.T. Fjalestad * 12. Design of breeding programs - B. Gjerde * 13. Prediction of breeding values - B. Gjerde * 14. Genotype - environment interaction - T. Gjedrem * 15. Measuring genetic change - M. Rye and T. Gjedrem * 16. Breeding plans - T. Gjedrem * 17. Organising breeding programs - T. Gjedrem and T. Refstie * 18. Chromosome engineering - T. Refstie and T. Gjedrem * 19. Modern biotechnolgoy and aquaculture - B. Hayes and O. Andersen * 20. Genetic interactions between farmed and wild fish, with examples from the Atlantic salmon case in Norway - H.B. Bentsen and J. Thodesen * Appendix * References * Index
Responsibility: edited by Trygve Gjedrem.
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