Aquaculture Genome Technologies Book
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Aquaculture Genome Technologies


  • Author : Zhanjiang (John) Liu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-02-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 584
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470276334

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Aquaculture Genome Technologies Excerpt :

Genomics is a rapidly growing scientific field with applications ranging from improved disease resistance to increased rate of growth. Aquaculture Genome Technologies comprehensively covers the field of genomics and its applications to the aquaculture industry. This volume looks to bridge the gap between a basic understanding of genomic technology to its practical use in the aquaculture industry.

Biotechnology and Genetics in Fisheries and Aquaculture Book

Biotechnology and Genetics in Fisheries and Aquaculture


  • Author : Andy Beaumont
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-01-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 1444318802

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Biotechnology and Genetics in Fisheries and Aquaculture Excerpt :

Following the extremely well-received structure of the firstedition, this carefully revised and updated new edition nowincludes much new information of vital importance to those workingand researching in the fisheries and aquaculture industries. Commencing with chapters covering genetic variation and how itcan be measured, the authors then look at genetic structure innatural populations, followed by a new chapter covering genetics inrelation to population size and conservation issues. Geneticvariation of traits and triploids and the manipulation of ploidyare fully covered, and another new chapter is included, entitled'From Genetics to Genomics'. The book concludes with a chaptercovering the impact of genetic engineering in aquaculture. With the inclusion of a wealth of up-to-date information, newtext and figures and the inclusion of a third author, PierreBoudry, the second edition of Biotechnology and Genetics inFisheries and Aquaculture provides an excellent text andreference of great value and use to upper level students andprofessionals working across fish biology, aquatic sciences,fisheries, aquaculture, genetics and biotechnology. Libraries inall universities and research establishments where biologicalsciences, fisheries and aquaculture are studied and taught shouldhave several copies of this excellent new edition on theirshelves. Completely updated, revised and expanded new edition Subject area of ever increasing importance Expanded authorship Commercially useful information for fish breeders

Selective Breeding in Aquaculture  an Introduction Book
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Selective Breeding in Aquaculture an Introduction


  • Author : Trygve Gjedrem
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-03-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 221
  • ISBN 10 : 9789048127733

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Selective Breeding in Aquaculture an Introduction Excerpt :

The foundation of quantitative genetics theory was developed during the last century and facilitated many successful breeding programs for cultivated plants and t- restrial livestock. The results have been almost universally impressive, and today nearly all agricultural production utilises genetically improved seed and animals. The aquaculture industry can learn a great deal from these experiences, because the basic theory behind selective breeding is the same for all species. The ?rst published selection experiments in aquaculture started in 1920 s to improve disease resistance in ?sh, but it was not before the 1970 s that the ?rst family based breeding program was initiated for Atlantic salmon in Norway by AKVAFORSK. Unfortunately, the subsequent implementation of selective breeding on a wider scale in aquaculture has been slow, and despite the dramatic gains that have been demonstrated in a number of species, less than 10% of world aquaculture production is currently based on improved stocks. For the long-term sustainability of aquaculture production, there is an urgent need to develop and implement e- cient breeding programs for all species under commercial production. The ability for aquaculture to successfully meet the demands of an ever increasing human p- ulation, will rely on genetically improved stocks that utilise feed, water and land resources in an ef?cient way. Technological advances like genome sequences of aquaculture species, and advanced molecular methods means that there are new and exciting prospects for building on these well-established methods into the future.

Aquatic Genomics Book

Aquatic Genomics


  • Author : N. Shimizu
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9784431659389

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Aquatic Genomics Excerpt :

In a scientific pursuit there is continual food for discovery and wonder. M. Shelley (1818) Genomic analysis of aquatic species has long been overshadowed by the superb activity of the human genome project. However, aquatic genomics is now in the limelight as evidenced by the recent accomplishment of fugu genome sequencing, which provided a significant foundation for comparative fish genomics. Undoubt edly, such progress will provide an exciting and unparalleled boost to our knowl edge of the genetics of aquatic species. Thus, aquatic genomics research has become a promising new research field with an impact on the fishery industry. It is notewor thy that the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has projected that current global fisheries production will soon become insufficient to supply the increasing world population and that aquaculture has a great potential to fulfill that demand. This book, Aquatic Genomic. ~: Steps Toward a Great Future, was designed as a collection of advanced knowledge in aquatic genomics and biological sciences. It covers a variety of aquatic organisms including fish, crustaceans, and shellfish, and describes various advanced methodologies, including genome analysis, gene map ping, DNA markers, and EST analysis. Also included are discussions of many sub jects such as regulation of gene expression, stress and immune responses, sex differ entiation, hormonal control, and transgenic fishes.

Fish Genetics and Aquaculture Biotechnology Book

Fish Genetics and Aquaculture Biotechnology


  • Author : T J Pandian
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2005-01-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 9781482280319

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Fish Genetics and Aquaculture Biotechnology Excerpt :

To feed the growing world population, water is looked upon as a major source of food production. This book is an attempt to bring out a comprehensive volume on Fish Transgenesis, Chromosome Engineering and Sex Control, Molecular Endocrinology, Microbal Diseases and Vaccines, and Bioactive Compounds.

Practical Genetics for Aquaculture Book

Practical Genetics for Aquaculture


  • Author : C. Greg Lutz
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-04-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470999820

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Practical Genetics for Aquaculture Excerpt :

Over recent years there have been major advances in the application of molecular, biotechnological and genetic techniques to a wide range of aquatic species. Until now, many working in a hands-on capacity in the area of aquaculture have not known what the benefits of this work could be to them. This important new book redresses this situation, providing clear details of the available scientific information and the direct application of techniques under simple and practical situations.

Functional Genomics in Aquaculture Book

Functional Genomics in Aquaculture


  • Author : Marco Saroglia
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-05-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118350010

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Functional Genomics in Aquaculture Excerpt :

Genomics has revolutionized biological research over the course of the last two decades. Genome maps of key agricultural species have offered increased understanding of the structure, organization, and evolution of animal genomes. Building upon this foundation, researchers are now emphasizing research on genome function. Published with the World Aquaculture Society, Functional Genomics in Aquaculture looks at the advances in this field as they directly relate to key traits and species in aquaculture production. Functional Genomics in Aquaculture opens with two chapters that provide a useful general introduction to the field of functional genomics. The second section of the book focuses on key production traits such as growth, development, reproduction, nutrition, and physiological response to stress and diseases. The final five chapters focus on a variety of key aquaculture species. Examples looking at our understanding of the functional genomes of salmonids, Mediterranean sea bass, Atlantic cod, catfish, shrimp, and molluscs, are included in the book. Providing valuable insights and discoveries into the functional genomes of finfish and shellfish species, Functional Genomics in Aquaculture, will be an invaluable resource to researchers and professionals in aquaculture, genetics, and animal science.

Bioinformatics in Aquaculture Book

Bioinformatics in Aquaculture


  • Author : Zhanjiang (John) Liu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-04-17
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 605
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118782354

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Bioinformatics in Aquaculture Excerpt :

Bioinformatics derives knowledge from computer analysis of biological data. In particular, genomic and transcriptomic datasets are processed, analysed and, whenever possible, associated with experimental results from various sources, to draw structural, organizational, and functional information relevant to biology. Research in bioinformatics includes method development for storage, retrieval, and analysis of the data. Bioinformatics in Aquaculture provides the most up to date reviews of next generation sequencing technologies, their applications in aquaculture, and principles and methodologies for the analysis of genomic and transcriptomic large datasets using bioinformatic methods, algorithm, and databases. The book is unique in providing guidance for the best software packages suitable for various analysis, providing detailed examples of using bioinformatic software and command lines in the context of real world experiments. This book is a vital tool for all those working in genomics, molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics related to aquaculture, and computational and biological sciences.

Aquaculture Biotechnology Book

Aquaculture Biotechnology


  • Author : Garth L. Fletcher
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-02-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9780813810287

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Aquaculture Biotechnology Excerpt :

This important book looks at a broad spectrum of biotech research efforts and their applications to the aquaculture industry. Aquaculture Biotechnology provides key reviews that look at the application of genetic, cellular, and molecular technologies to enable fish farmers to produce a more abundant, resilient, and healthier supply of seafood. Aquaculture Biotechnology is divided into seven sections and nineteen chapters that cover topics ranging from broodstock improvement to fish health and gene transfer. With chapters provided by leading researchers and skillfully edited by top scientists in the field, this will be a valuable tool to researchers, producers, and students interested in better understanding this dynamic field of aquaculture.

Metagenomics Book

Metagenomics


  • Author : Wael N. Hozzein
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2020-03-25
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN 10 : 9781838800550

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Metagenomics Excerpt :

This book is for the students starting their research projects in the field of metagenomics, for researchers interested in the new developments and applications in this field; and for teachers involved in teaching this subject. The book is divided into three sections as indicated from its title, namely; the basics of metagenomics, metagenomic analysis, and applications of metagenomics. It covers the basics of metagenomics from its history and background, to the analysis of metagenomic data as well as its recent applications in different fields. The book contains excellent texts at both the introductory and advanced levels, that describe the latest metagenomic approaches and applications, from sampling to data analysis for taxonomic, environmental, and medical studies. Finally, the publication of this book was an interesting journey for me and I hope the readers will enjoy reading it.

Genetics in Aquaculture Book

Genetics in Aquaculture


  • Author : Graham A.E. Gall
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483290294

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Genetics in Aquaculture Excerpt :

This volume, the proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Genetics in Aquaculture, builds on the foundations laid down at the first symposium, held in Galway, Ireland in 1982 (Aquaculture, Volume 33), as well as those laid down at the second, held in Davis, California, USA in 1985 (Genetics in Aquaculture II), and the third, held in Trondheim, Norway in 1988 (Genetics in Aquaculture III). It addresses specific problems and developments in this field, demonstrating the tremendous breadth of research activity as well as the complexity of issues in aquaculture genetics. This book will be of great value to aquaculturists, fisheries scientists and marine biologists. (The above-mentioned proceedings of the first three conferences are still available).

The State of the World   s Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Book

The State of the World s Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture


  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2019-07-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 291
  • ISBN 10 : 9789251316085

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The State of the World s Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Excerpt :

The conservation, sustainable use and development of aquatic genetic resources (AqGR) is critical to the future supply of fish. The State of the World’s Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is the first ever global assessment of these resources, with the scope of this first Report being limited to cultured AqGR and their wild relatives, within national jurisdiction. The Report draws on 92 reports from FAO member countries and five specially commissioned thematic background studies. The reporting countries are responsible for 96 percent of global aquaculture production. The Report sets the context with a review of the state of world’s aquaculture and fisheries and includes overviews of the uses and exchanges of AqGR, the drivers and trends impacting AqGR and the extent of ex situ and in situ conservation efforts. The Report also investigates the roles of stakeholders in AqGR and the levels of activity in research, education, training and extension, and reviews national policies and the levels of regional and international cooperation on AqGR. Finally, needs and challenges are assessed in the context of the findings from the data collected from the countries. The Report represents a snapshot of the present status of AqGR and forms a valuable technical reference document, particularly where it presents standardized key terminology and concepts.

Applications of RNA Seq and Omics Strategies Book

Applications of RNA Seq and Omics Strategies


  • Author : Fabio Marchi
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-09-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535135036

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Applications of RNA Seq and Omics Strategies Excerpt :

The large potential of RNA sequencing and other "omics" techniques has contributed to the production of a huge amount of data pursuing to answer many different questions that surround the science's great unknowns. This book presents an overview about powerful and cost-efficient methods for a comprehensive analysis of RNA-Seq data, introducing and revising advanced concepts in data analysis using the most current algorithms. A holistic view about the entire context where transcriptome is inserted is also discussed here encompassing biological areas with remarkable technological advances in the study of systems biology, from microorganisms to precision medicine.

Genomics in Aquaculture Book

Genomics in Aquaculture


  • Author : Simon A MacKenzie
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-07-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128016909

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Genomics in Aquaculture Excerpt :

Genomics in Aquaculture is a concise, must-have reference that describes current advances within the field of genomics and their applications to aquaculture. Written in an accessible manner for anyone—non-specialists to experts alike—this book provides in-depth coverage of genomics spanning from genome sequencing, to transcriptomics and proteomics. It provides, for ease of learning, examples from key species most relevant to current intensive aquaculture practice. Its coverage of minority species that have a specific biological interest (e.g., Pleuronectiformes) makes this book useful for countries that are developing such species. It is a robust, practical resource that covers foundational, functional, and applied aspects of genomics in aquaculture, presenting the most current information in a field of research that is rapidly growing. Provides the latest scientific methods and technologies to maximize efficiencies for healthy fish production, with summary tables for quick reference Offers an extended glossary of technical and methodological terms to help readers better understand key biological concepts Describes state-of-the-art technologies, such as transcriptomics and epigenomics, currently under development for future perspective of the field Covers minority species that have a specific biological interest (e.g., Pleuronectiformes), making the book useful to countries developing such species

Genomics and Biotechnological Advances in Veterinary  Poultry  and Fisheries Book

Genomics and Biotechnological Advances in Veterinary Poultry and Fisheries


  • Author : Yashpal Singh Malik
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 564
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128163535

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Genomics and Biotechnological Advances in Veterinary, Poultry, and Fisheries is a comprehensive reference for animal biotechnologists, veterinary clinicians, fishery scientists, and anyone who needs to understand the latest advances in the field of next generation sequencing and genomic editing in animals and fish. This essential reference provides information on genomics and the advanced technologies used to enhance the production and management of farm and pet animals, commercial and non-commercial birds, and aquatic animals used for food and research purposes. This resource will help the animal biotechnology research community understand the latest knowledge and trends in this field. Presents biological applications of cattle, poultry, marine and animal pathogen genomics Discusses the relevance of biomarkers to improve farm animals and fishery Includes recent approaches in cloning and transgenic cattle, poultry and fish production