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Cover for Food safety of transgenic aquatic organisms.

This article discusses the various concerns on food safety aspects of cultured transgenic fishes; and the implementation of international guidelines and labelling on the regulation of transgenic food safety and hygiene.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A case example: safety of consumption of transgenic salmon potentially containing elevated levels of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor.

This article discusses the safety of consuming transgenic salmon potentially containing elevated levels of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factors. The food safety aspects of transgenic salmon is highlighted.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fish culture: achievements and challenges.

This chapter discusses the techniques that have been used in research problems on intensive aquaculture. This chapter also takes into consideration of some of the challenges and contentious issues that the industry must face. Included are: application of emerging technologies to aquaculture...

Author(s)
Jobling, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for History of biotechnology, genetics and selective breeding in aquaculture and fisheries.

This chapter discusses the history of biotechnology, genetics and selective breeding in aquaculture and fisheries dating back from 2000 years or more in China where mutations and phenotypic variantions in carp was already noticed by fish farmers and to the Roman Empire. The chronological...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tilapia culture.

This book contains 12 chapters that discuss the history, current state and future of tilapia (Oreochromis and Tilapia spp.); basic biology and ecology; environmental requirements; semi-intensive fish culture; intensive culture; nutrition and feeding; reproduction and seed production; stress and...

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food safety of transgenic aquatic organisms.

This chapter covers the food safety issues posed by transgenic fish. International guidelines that have been made to voice out the concerns about the consumption of transgenic foods and the need for labelling and regulation are presented.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995960)
Type
Book chapter