Eknath, A.E. and Bentsen, H.B. and Gjerde, B. and Tayamen, M.M. and Abella, T.A. and Gjedrem, T. and Pullin, R.S.V. (1991) Approaches to national fish breeding programs: pointers from a tilapia pilot study. Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly, 14(2), pp. 10-12.
Details are given of a framework for developing breeding programmes using experience from the Genetic Improvement of Farmed Tilapias project which focussed on Nile tilapias (Oreochromis niloticus ). The following aspects are outlined: Analysis of targeted production and marketing systems; Breeding goals; Systematic documentation and evaluation of available genetic resources and choice and genetic base; Number of strains; Breeding strategy; Selection criteria and evaluation; Production and dissemination of improved strains; and, social, economic and environmental impacts.
|Item Type: ||Article|
|Title: ||Approaches to national fish breeding programs: pointers from a tilapia pilot study|
|Personal Creator/Author: |
|Journal or Publication Title: ||Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly|
|Page Range: ||pp. 10-12|
|Issuing Agency: ||WorldFish Center|
|Uncontrolled Keywords: ||Breeding; Genetics; National planning; Programmes; Fish; Oreochromis niloticus|
|Item ID: ||9178|
|Depositing User: ||Mr William Ko|
|Date Deposited: ||28 Nov 2012 14:13|
|Last Modified: ||28 Nov 2012 14:13|
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