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Cover for Sex ratio manipulation for insect population control.

The recent developments of molecular genetic engineering and insect transformation have now re-ignited an academic interest to overcome many of the problems that were previously intractable using standard genetic tools. This chapter focuses on the application of contemporary molecular and genetic...

Author(s)
Papathanos, P. A.; Windbichler, N.; Akbari, O. S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644516)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The horse karyotype and chromosomal abnormalities.

This chapter describes the normal karyotype profile and the diseases caused by chromosome abnormalities in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reproduction and early rearing.

This chapter describes the reproduction, breeding and broodstock management of aquacultured fish and shellfish.

Author(s)
Stickney, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935894)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Combining genetic enhancement programmes.

This chapter covers the application and use of combinations of traditional selective breeding and new biotechnologies in aquaculture. Focus is given on the following combinations as well as examples illustrating their use and effects on fish: sex reversal and triploidy; genetic engineering and...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Commercial application of fish biotechnology.

This chapter covers the commercial applications of fish biotechnology. Focus is given on selection, intraspecific crossbreeding, interspecific hybridization, polyploidy, sex reversal and breeding and genetic engineering.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Endocrine manipulation of reproduction.

The endocrinology of sex differentiation, sexual development and maturity, the oestrous cycle, pregnancy, parturition and the postpartum period are discussed. Some applications of artificial hormonal control such as oestrus synchronization, superovulation, embryo transfer and sex reversal in...

Author(s)
Squires, E. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937553)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sex reversal and breeding.

In this chapter, the advantages and significance of sex reversal and breeding to produce monosex female populations (which is an excellent method to increase growth and production of some species of fish) was discussed. Key points that were emphasized includes: for some species, monosex females...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reproduction and seed production.

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sex reversal and breeding.

This chapter covers several techniques in producing monosex or sterile populations of fish which are desirable to aquaculture. Sex reversal and breeding are given focus. Sexual dimorphism, chemical and mechanical sterilization and hormonal sex reversal are discussed. Other topics considered are...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Combining genetic enhancement programmes.

This chapter covers several genetic tools and biotechnologies applied to fish culture. The effects of combining these techniques on genetic enhancement of cultured fish are discussed. Sex reversal, triploidy, genetic engineering, crossbreeding, selection, gynogenesis and hybridization and their...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995960)
Type
Book chapter

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