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Improving Pacific oyster broodstocks

Dr. Dennis Hedgecock, University of Southern California

Peer-reviewed publications

Bayne BL, Hedgecock D, McGoldrick D, Rees R  1999.  Feeding behaviour and metaboloic efficiency contribute to growth heterosis in Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas)J. Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 233: 115-130.

McGoldrick DJ, Hedgecock D, English LJ, Baoprasertkul P, Ward RD  2000.  The transmission of microsatellite alleles in Australian and North American stocks of the Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas): Selection and null alleles.  J. Shellfish Research 19: 779-788.

Launey S, Hedgecock D  2001.  High genetic load in the Pacific oysterGenetics 159: 255-265.

Book chapters

Hedgecock D  2001.  Genomic approaches to understanding heterosis and improving yield of Pacific oysters.  In: Aquatic Genomics (T Aoki, ed.), Springer: Tokyo.

Published symposia proceedings

Hedgecock D, Allen Jr. SK, Gaffney PM, Hillbish TJ  2000.  Shellfish Genetics.  In: Molluscan Shellfish Research and Management: Shellfish genetics.  Proceedings of the National Shellfish Workshop, January 8-12, 2000.  Charleston, SC.