Tilapia Selective Breeding Programs and Genetic Improvement in Egypt

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Tilapia Selective Breeding Programs and Genetic Improvement in Egypt - Megahed, Mohamed
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Two strains of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, were developed through mass and pedigreed selection techniques. Performance of the mass-selected line has been tested against a control and commercial lines used by the farmers. On station testing indicated an improvement of 35% over the control, the base population, from which the selected O. niloticus stock was developed. In an initial farm trial, the improved O. niloticus stock performed 51% better than the commercial line that is regularly distributed by a commercial ...

Tilapia Selective Breeding Programs and Genetic Improvement in Egypt 2012, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken

ISBN-13: 9783659136269

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