Biotechnology and Genetics in Fisheries and Aquaculture by Andy Beaumont, Pierre Boudry, Kathryn Hoare

By Andy Beaumont, Pierre Boudry, Kathryn Hoare

Following the tremendous well-received constitution of the 1st variation, this rigorously revised and up to date new version now contains a lot new info of significant value to these operating and getting to know within the fisheries and aquaculture industries.Commencing with chapters protecting genetic version and the way it may be measured, the authors then examine genetic constitution in average populations, through a brand new bankruptcy overlaying genetics when it comes to inhabitants dimension and conservation matters. Genetic edition of qualities and triploids and the manipulation of ploidy are absolutely coated, and one other new bankruptcy is incorporated, entitled 'From Genetics to Genomics'. The ebook concludes with a bankruptcy protecting the influence of genetic engineering in aquaculture.With the inclusion of a wealth of updated info, new textual content and figures and the inclusion of a 3rd writer, Pierre Boudry, the second one version of Biotechnology and Genetics in Fisheries and Aquaculture presents a good textual content and reference of significant price and use to higher point scholars and execs operating throughout fish biology, aquatic sciences, fisheries, aquaculture, genetics and biotechnology. Libraries in all universities and examine institutions the place organic sciences, fisheries and aquaculture are studied and taught must have numerous copies of this glorious new version on their shelves.Completely up-to-date, revised and accelerated new editionSubject sector of ever expanding importanceExpanded authorshipCommercially helpful details for fish breeders

Show description

Read Online or Download Biotechnology and Genetics in Fisheries and Aquaculture PDF

Best oceans & seas books

World Fisheries: A Social-Ecological Analysis (Fish and Aquatic Resources)

This fascinating new publication grew out of a world symposium held at FAO, Rome in July 2008, however it is not only a suite of papers from that symposium. particularly, the ebook brings jointly paintings on social-ecological marine learn that cuts throughout disciplines, identifies key universal parts and techniques that advertise resilience of marine social-ecological platforms within the face of worldwide alterations, and issues to subsequent steps.

The Death and Life of Monterey Bay: A Story of Revival

An individual who has ever stood at the shorelines of Monterey Bay, gazing the rolling ocean waves and frolicking otters, is aware it's a distinct position. yet even citizens in this idyllic California coast won't detect its complete background. Monterey started as a typical paradise, yet grew to become the poster baby for commercial devastation in John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row,and is now some of the most celebrated beaches on the planet.

Salmonid Fisheries: Freshwater Habitat Management

Salmonid Fisheries is a landmark book, targeting river administration, habitat recovery and rehabilitation, disseminating classes learnt when it comes to the intensively studied salmonids which are appropriate to destiny interventions, not only for salmonid species yet for different non-salmonid species, biota and ecosystems.

Additional resources for Biotechnology and Genetics in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Example text

10). In contrast to the nuclear genome, the mitochondrial genes of animals are very efficient and have no introns. In addition, there is virtually no ‘junk DNA’ or repetitive sequences in the mitochondrial genome, although the control region does often vary in length due to tandem repeats. 4 kb) repeated sequences within the mtDNA genome which can consequently extend to beyond 30 kb in length. For reasons which are not fully understood, the rate of mutation in animal mtDNA is higher than that in the nuclear DNA (about 5–10 times higher).

AFLP is almost an inverse form of RFLP – the genomic DNA is cut into fragments with restriction enzymes and then just a few of those fragments are selectively amplified using special labelled PCR primers. The resulting fragments are then visualised after separation on a polyacrylamide gel. The products of AFLP – a series of bands of different sizes – are similar to the products of RAPDs, and variation between individuals is based on the presence or absence of bands. Variation is the result of point mutation differences in the DNA sequence at the PCR primer sites.

5 Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) SNPs are the most common form of genetic variation. e. in at least 1% of the individuals within a species). Two types of SNPs are distinguished: transitions and transversions. A transition is a change between two purines (between A and G) or between two pyrimidines (between T and C). A transversion is a change between a purine and a pyrimidine. In theory, How can genetic variation be measured? 35 one SNP can show up to four alleles (A, T, G or C), but in most cases, only two alleles are observed for each locus.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.10 of 5 – based on 32 votes