Fish Breeding Books

  • State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2008 - Russian

    This issue of The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture features some aspects that may receive increasing attention: climate change, the use of marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction, and the proliferation of private standards and certification schemes in the international fish trade. This report also highlights some ...

  • State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2008 - Arabic

    This issue of The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture features some aspects that may receive increasing attention: climate change, the use of marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction, and the proliferation of private standards and certification schemes in the international fish trade. This report also highlights some ...

  • State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2008 - Chinese

    This issue of The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture features some aspects that may receive increasing attention: climate change, the use of marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction, and the proliferation of private standards and certification schemes in the international fish trade. This report also highlights some ...

  • Plant breeding and farmer participation

    This book complements the traditional approach to plant breeding by addressing a number of issues specifically related to the participation of farmers in a plant breeding programme, and provides a comprehensive description and assessment of the use of participatory plant breeding in developing countries. It is aimed at plant breeders, social ...

  • Aquaculture Development. 3: Genetic resource management

    This booklet provides guidance on broodstock management and domestication, genetic improvement programmes, dissemination programmes for genetically improved fish, economic considerations in genetic improvement programmes.... The effective management of genetic resources, risk assessment and monitoring can help promote responsible aquaculture by ...

  • Biology and Management of the World Tarpon and Bonefish Fisheries

    The core of a multibillion dollar sport fishing industry, tarpon and bonefish, two of the earth’s oldest creatures, are experiencing obvious and precipitous population decline. Experienced anglers in the Florida Keys suggest a drop of approximately 90-95 percent for the bonefish population over the last 65 years. Despite the economic value of the ...

  • Marker-assisted selection. Current status and future perspectives in crops, livestock, forestry and fish (En)

    In the light of continuing research and technology development, the process of producing improved varieties, clones, breeds and stains of agriculturally important species is continuously becoming more accurate, reliable and efficient. Today, molecular marker-assisted selection (MAS) is the core technology involved for increasing the rate of ...

  • Workshop on Status and Trends in Aquatic Genetic Resources. A basis for international policy. 8-10 May 2006, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries ProceedingsFish genetic resources (FiGR) comprise all finfish and aquatic invertebrate genetic material that has actual or potential value for capture fisheries and aquaculture. In capture fisheries more species are becoming endangered and more stocks overexploited. Management of FiGR can help maintain and rebuild these ...

  • Management techniques for elasmobranch fisheries (English)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis publication describes the scientific principles and techniques used for resource management of elasmobranch fisheries with emphasis on the particular context of elasmobranchs. The management characteristics of these fishes are described - their common bycatch character and their biological constraints on ...

  • Safety assessment of foods derived from genetically modified animals, including fish (En)

    Series: FAO Food and Nutrition PapersThe report of the FAO/WHO Expert Consultation on the Safety Assessment of Foods derived from Genetically Modified Animals, including Fish (GM animals) provides advice on the topic to FAO and WHO and their Member States. The consultation focused on discussing what strategies are appropriate and applicable to the ...

  • Genetic resources of common carp at the Fish Culture Research Institute, Szarvas, Hungary (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersCommon carp is one of the oldest cultured and most domesticated fish in the world, and is a very adaptable species in both the wild and in culture coditions. The genetic resources of common carp maintained at the Fish Culture Research Institute in Szarvas, Hungary, are described in this paper. The genetic ...

  • Broadening the Genetic Base of Crop Production

    This book focuses on the previously neglected interface between the conservation of plant genetic resources and their utilization. Only through utilization can the potential value of conserved genetic resources be realized. However, as this book shows, much conserved germplasm has to be subjected to long-term pre-breeding and genetic enhancement ...

  • Inbreeding and brood stock management (En )

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical Papers This manual, written for extension workers, aquaculturists, and those who work with natural resource management programmes, primarily deals with the problems caused by unwanted inbreeding in cultured fish populations and describes management techniques that can be used to prevent or minimize inbreeding. The ...

  • Collecting plant genetic diversity : technical guidelines

    Biodiversity is essential for sustainable development, and cultures from ancient times to the present day have exploited biodiversity. With the advent of scientific breeding, new plant varieties have been developed. Plant breeders are dependent upon the availability of a large pool of diverse genetic material represented by local races and wild ...

  • Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives X

    This is the 10th volume in a series which was initiated in 1977. Like previous volumes, it contains scientific peer reviewed reviews on topics dealing with orchids. These topics include 1) a history of orchid breeders in Singapore, 2) discussion of research on pollen effects on orchid flowers carried out a century ago by the German plant ...

  • Selective Breeding in Aquaculture: an Introduction

    This book provides a basic introduction to selective breeding in aquatic species, and describes the concepts behind establishing and running successful breeding programs. Although only 10% of world aquaculture production is currently based on genetically improved stocks, the dramatic gains achieved in species such as Atlantic salmon and tilapia ...

  • Advances in Rice Blast Research

    Advances in Rice Blast Research provides a complete overview of the research undertaken on the rice-blast pathosystem. This book gathers in one volume the most recent works on rice blast fungus genetics and molecular biology of pathogenicity, rice blast fungus population studies, and genetics and molecular biology of rice resistance to blast, ...

  • Brassica

    Recent advances in plant cell and molecular biology have opened new avenues for the improvement of crop plants in the genus 'Brassica' - oilseeds and vegetables of worldwide economic importance. This volume reviews advances in various areas of 'Brassica' biotechnology. It covers the use of rapid-cycle brassicas, tissue culture and gene transfer, ...

  • Ecology of Teleost Fishes

    Teleost fishes account for nearly half of all known vertebrate species. They have representatives in virtually all aquatic systems and an enormous variety in the ways they live. Moreover, teleost fishes support subsistence and commercial fisheries and aquaculture systems throughout the world. The second edition of this highly respected book ...

  • Ecology of Teleost Fishes

    Teleost fishes account for nearly half of all known vertebrate species. They have representatives in virtually all aquatic systems and an enormous variety in the ways they live. Moreover, teleost fishes support subsistence and commercial fisheries and aquaculture systems throughout the world. The second edition of this highly respected book ...

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