Selective breeding for genetic improvement of brood stock

Thomas, P C (2003) Selective breeding for genetic improvement of brood stock. In: Winter school on Recent Advances in Mariculture Genetics and Biotechnology, 4- 24 November 2003, Cochin.

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Abstract

Though one can bring about improvement in the production performance of a population by environmental manipulations as well as through genetic manipulations, any improvement from the former cannot be transmitted to the next generation. The genetic improvement on the other hand is inherited by the next generation and therefore, more important. The wide variations among the individuals in every population provide ample scope for genetic manipulations for developing genetically superior lines and strains.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Selective breeding; genetic improvement; brood stock
Subjects:Fish Biotechnology
Fish Genetics
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Biotechnology
ID Code:7865
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:05 Mar 2011 17:49
Last Modified:05 Mar 2011 17:49

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