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- Rexroad, Caird E.; Vallejo, Roger L.; Liu, Sixin; Palti, Yniv; Weber, Gregory M.
- Marine Biotechnology 2013 v.15 no.5 pp. 613
- fish production, etc ; Oncorhynchus mykiss; alleles; animal breeding; artificial selection; chromosome number; chromosomes; confidence interval; cortisol; crossing; fish culture; genetic variation; genotyping; germplasm; homozygosity; microsatellite repeats; phenotype; progeny; quantitative trait loci; screening; stocking rate; stress response; variance; Show all 23 Subjects
- ... Selective breeding programs for salmonids typically aim to improve traits associated with growth and disease resistance. It has been established that stressors common to production environments can adversely affect these and other traits which are important to producers and consumers. Previously, we employed phenotypic selection to create families that exhibit high or low plasma cortisol concentra ...