Tag: Hybridization

Nov 08 2013

Applications of genetics in aquaculture and fishery practices (Updated 2013 version)

This lecture was delivered in “Fish Culture Development” training course during October 2013. This 10-week international training course is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). While the lecture started with an introductory component on genetics, the focus has been placed on breeding programs. The following sub-titles are addressed in the lecture: …

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Nov 03 2012

Culture of African catfish hybrid (Clarias sp.) in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand) Description: Worawut Koedprang and Abdel Rahman El Gamal African catfish (Clarias sp.) is considered a key farmed species in Thailand. The hybrid catfish (Clarias macrocephalus – female X Clarias gariepinus – male) has been favored for aquaculture because of it high growth rate compared to parent species. While Clarias macrocephalus (left photo) is  native to Southeast …

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Sep 01 2011

Applications of Genetics in Aquaculture and Fisheries Practices

The presentation addresses mainly the application side of aquaculture practices. Before addressing genetic enhancement approaches, key genetic parameters are briefed. The management of brood stocks in fish hatcheries and selective programs are focused upon in the presentation.  Also, advanced genetic technologies such as ploidy induction and genetic manipulations are covered in this presentation. In regard …

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