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Cover for Aquatic animal nutrition.

The significance of the different dietary components, including energy, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, on the growth and metabolism of cultured fish and shrimps are discussed.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture adaptation to climate change in Vietnam's Mekong Delta.

Most of the aquaculture production in South-east Asia occurs in the floodplains and coastal areas that are highly exposed and vulnerable to climate change impacts and sea-level rise (SLR). This chapter presents an example of economic estimation of autonomous adaptation by shrimp and catfish farms...

Author(s)
Suan Pheng Kam; Tran Nhuong; Hoanh, C. T.; Nguyen Xuan Hien
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture: an introductory text.

The third edition of this book contains 9 chapters that define aquaculture, the different types of aquaculture systems, how to get started, maintaining water quality, disease prevention and control, reproduction, feeding and feed quality and some general and specific farm management procedures and...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book
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Cover for Technical methods.

The technical aspects regarding bacterial counting, isolation, storage, and incubation are presented.

Author(s)
Buller, N. B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938055)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water management for agricultural production in a coastal province of the Mekong River Delta under sea-level rise.

Bac Lieu province, a low-lying coastal province in the Ca Mau peninsula of the Mekong River Delta (MRD) of Vietnam, is recognized as an area strongly affected by sea-level rise (SLR) accompanying global climate change. SLR will aggravate inundation and salinity intrusion and hence exert a strong...

Author(s)
Ngo Dang Phong; Chu Thai Hoanh; Tran Quang Tho; Nguyen Van Ngoc; Tran Duc Dong; To Phuc Tuong; Nguyen Huy Khoi; Nguyen Xuan Hien; Nguyen Trung Nam
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strain evaluation, domestication and strain selection.

This chapter covers strain evaluation, domestication and strain selection and their applications in aquaculture, particularly fish culture. Focus is given on genetic improvement programmes, natural selection in strain development, domestic and wild strains and strain effects on other breeding...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intraspecific crossbreeding.

This chapter describes the beneficial effects of crossbreeding on the growth, survival, reproduction and disease resistance of aquacultured animals.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Polyploidy and xenogenesis.

This article discusses the application and principle of polyploidy; polyploid induction in fish; polyploid induction in shellfish; triploid cells; ploidy determination; triploid fish performance; invertebrate triploid performance; tetraploids; hexaploid fish; tetraploid shellfish; fisheries...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genotype-environment interactions.

This chapter covers genotype-environment (GE) interactions and its implications on aquaculture. The 2 types of GE interaction are described. Focus is given on the occurrence of GE interactions in traditional breeding as well as their effects and relation to polyploidy and transgenics.

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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