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Publisert 2002

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Tidsskrift : Global Aquaculture Advocate , p. 46–47 , 2002

Internasjonale standardnummer :
Trykt : 1540-8906

Publikasjonstype : Vitenskapelig artikkel

Bidragsytere : Gjedrem, Trygve

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Kjetil Aune
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kjetil.aune@nofima.no

Sammendrag

The single most important factor in the green revolution
that increased plant production several times
over a few years and nearly eliminated the famine
in Asia was the availability of genetically improved seeds.
Today, large countries like China and India produce food in
excess. In aquaculture, however, a blue revolution has been
talked about for 20 years without similar success. The lack
of genetically improved stocks is a major reason for this.
It is reasonable to assume that less than 10% of today’s
aquaculture production is based on genetically improved
animals. Animal breeding and selection must be taken more
seriously by the aquaculture industry, because it can significantly
contribute to solving many factors that currently
limit industry expansion.