• Comparison of growth performance and biochemical components between parent and hybrid offspring in the oriental river prawn, Macrobrachium nipponense

    7 monthes ago - By Animal Genetics

    Summary
    Macrobrachium nipponense, as one of the large‐yield farmed shrimp, is facing germplasm degradation. Genetic improvement through hybridization is one of the effective methods to solve this problem. In this study, using a three‐line hybrid strategy, two‐hybrid F1 populations were obtained using three local populations of M. nipponense as parents for crossbreeding. Five populations were then cultured for 3 months. Growth rate performance was measured by the hepatosomatic index, weight gain, body length growth rate and special growth rate. Biochemical components were also assessed. The...
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