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Biotechnology and Genetics in Fisheries and Acquaculture

 
Rajendra Kumar (Author)
Synopsis

Biotechnology and Genetics in Fisheries and Acquaculture is of great use to biological sciences students, particularly those studying marine, freshwater and acquatic biology, fish biology, fisheries, acquaculture, population biology and genetics. The book is also extremely useful as a reference to personnel such as fish farmers and fisheries scientists and all those working in fisheries and acquaculture management and research. This comprehensive but easy to use guide covers major areas such as the uses of genetic knowledge to captive breeding programmes and the use of gene transfer in fish to improve quality, and resistance to disease.

Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Fish anatomy. 3. Fish taxonomy and evolution. 4. Reproductive system of fish. 5. Genetic factors affecting growth in fishes. 6. Genetic biotechnology and fishes. 7. Fish cytogenesis. 8. Population dynamics of fisheries. 9. Fiber fish maping. 10. Hybridization in fish culture. 11. Control of fish diseases by selection. 12. Natural and artificial gynogenesis of fish. 13. Fishes hormonal manipulation of sex. 14. Acquaculture. 15. Fish population genetics and applications of molecular markers to fisheries and acquaculture. 16. Microbial genetics. 17. Fish chromosomes. 18. Cryopreservation of fish gametes. 19. Hybrid fish. 20. Hybridoma technology. 21. Fish genetics, selection and hybridization in India. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.


 

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Bibliographic information

Title Biotechnology and Genetics in Fisheries and Acquaculture
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2010
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8180162607, 9789380162607
length viii+272p., Ilustrations, 23cm.