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Cover for Effects of genetic diversity, inbreeding and outbreeding investigated in six reared or released biocontrol agents.

Author(s)
Malausa, T.; Quaglietti, B.; Mathé-Hubert, H.; Martinez, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Population size, inbreeding, random genetic drift and maintenance of genetic quality.

This chapter describes the general concepts of inbreeding, the negative effects on inbreeding on fitness and the application of these concepts on the breeding and maintenance of genetic diversity in aquacultured species.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Approaches to assessing gene flow.

This chapter focuses on ways to assess the likelihood of gene flow before approved use and actual entry of transgenic fish into the environment. A step-by-step approach for assessing gene flow based on a fault tree of the chain of events necessary for introgression of transgenes into a wild...

Author(s)
Kapuscinski, A. R.; Hard, J. J.; Paulson, K. M.; Neira, R.; Ponniah, A.; Kamonrat, W.; Mwanja, W.; Fleming, I. A.; Gallardo, J.; Devlin, R. H.; Trisak, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932961)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for What role does genetics play in responsible aquaculture?

Aquaculturists and their organizations can be assessed in comparison to other people and organizations on moral, ethical and stewardship criteria. This chapter considers the criticisms directed towards aquaculture on ethical and stewardship grounds. Ethically irresponsible behaviour would lead to...

Author(s)
Lester, L. J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Application of DNA profiling to an outbreeding forage species.

This chapter describes the implications of current breeding methods for cross-pollinated forage crops, the strategies for analysis that may be employed and the current and future genotyping technology.

Author(s)
Forster, J. W.; Jones, E. S.; Kölliker, R.; Drayton, M. C.; Dupal, M. P.; Guthridge, K. M.; Smith, K. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995151)
Type
Book chapter

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