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- Li, Jiale, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Aquaculture international 2017 v.25 no.6 pp. 2079-2090
- DNA; Hyriopsis cumingii; Margaritifera margaritifera; body weight; breeding programs; color; freshwater; genetic correlation; genetic variation; genotype-environment interaction; growth performance; growth traits; heritability; heterozygosity; microsatellite repeats; mussels; nacre; parentage; pearls; phenotype; rearing; selection methods; China
- ... Hyriopsis cumingii, one of the most commercially important freshwater pearl mussel in China, produced most of white and orange cultured pearls. However, purple freshwater cultured pearls, with higher commercial value, are the most popular due to its rarity. For increasing the yields of purple pearl, one selection breeding program for improving shell nacre color were developed in H. cumingii. Genet ...