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Prawn Gentics

Post by AgBio » Thu Oct 06, 2005 6:15 pm

I need help with these questions for a class:
1. What genetically makes freshwater rawns different from saltwater prawns?
___a. Can they be crossbred?
_____1. Any problems?
2. Can prawns be genetically altered to become:
___a. more prolific?
___b. grow faster?
___c. get larger tails?
3. Which variety of macrobrachium (shrimp) is considered to be the most popular in the commercial industry?
___a. Why?
___b. Which is the least popular variety?
______1. Why?
4. Who is doing the most research on macrobrachium genetics and is considered the leader in this field?
___a. Where and how can we contact them?
___b. Do they have a publicatoin on the subject that we can subscribe to?


Any help would be great. Thank you.

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Post by mith » Thu Oct 06, 2005 6:53 pm

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Post by AgBio » Fri Oct 07, 2005 2:37 am

Im not asking for you to do my homework im asking if you can help me find this information, if you know of somewhere i might find this... Im just having problems finding the information and am looking for a little direction.

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