Genetic improvement and dissemination of rohu (labeo rohita, Ham.) in India

Experts carried out selective breeding of Rohu carp for greater harvest weight and yielded an average of 17% genetic gain per generation in 5 generations of selection.


Das Mahapatra, K., Saha, J.N., Sarangi, N., Jana, R.K., Gjerde, B., Nguyen, N.H., Khaw, H.L., Ponzoni, R.W. (2007)
p. 37-40. In: Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics 17. [open access]