Fish Genetics and Breeding

by Moses, T L S Samuel & S Felix

ISBN: 9789354612442
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2022
Price : Rs. 3695.00
Biblio : 2018, xii+92p., figs., tbls., 25cm

Author Profile

T L S Samuel Moses is currently working as Assistant Professor in Department of Aquaculture, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Ponneri. He is having experimental knowledge in the field of fish genetics and breeding for 7 years. He is currently handling courses at UG & PG level in the specialization of fish genetics and breeding. He has published 7 research papers, 4 teaching/training manuals and organized 5 training programmes. He has completed 1 University research project and also involved in 3 externally funded research projects. Dr S Felix, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Nagapattinam is having experience of more than 35 years in the area of fisheries and aquaculture in teaching, research, extension and administration. He has organized more than 20 Nos. of seminar/conference/symposium at National and International levels. Currently he is also the President (2018-19) of World Aquaculture Society, Asian Pacific Chapter and Chairman, ICAR's BSMA Committee (2018-19). He has more than 60 research papers published in National and International journals. He has authored more than 10 books and 25 manuals. He is specialized in the area of advanced systems in aquaculture and aquariculture such as raceway, biofloc technology, RAS, etc,. He has operated around 20 externally funded research projects.

About The Book

This book deals with the various practical problems on concepts based on Mendalian genetics such as monohybrid cross, incompletely dominant genes, lethal genes, dihybrid cross, heterosis in fish breeding, sex determination, inbreeding and effective breeding number, selection and heritability and gene and genotype frequency are given with solution and answers. It is also provides detailed protocol with explanation is also given for induction of Triploidy in fishes, Induction of Gynogenesis in fishes, Preparation of metaphase chromosomes from fish tissues, chromosome preparation from embryos, Cryopreservation of fish sperm and checking the fish sperm motility.

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword v Message vii Preface ix 1. Problems on Monohybrid Cross 1 2. Problems on Incompletely Dominant Genes 14 3. Problems on Lethal Genes 24 4. Problems on Dihybrid Cross 31 5. Induction of Triploidy in Fishes 44 6. Induction of Gynogenesis in Fishes 49 7. Preparation of Metaphase Chromosomes from Fish Tissues 55 8. Protocol for Chromosome Preparation from Embryos 59 9. Cryopreservation of Fish Sperm 61 10. Protocol for Checking the Fish Sperm Motility 65 11. Problems on Heterosis in Fish Breeding 67 12. Problems on Sex Determination 71 13. Problems on Inbreeding and Effective Breeding Number 79 14. Problems on Selection and Heritability 84 15. Problems on Gene and Genotype Frequency 89