International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies
2018, Vol. 5 Issue 1, Part A
Sex reversal in red tilapia (Oreochromis spp) fry by immersion technique
Ekta Singh, VP Saini and OP Sharma
In immersion technique, three doses of 17Î±-methyltestosterone (MT) (100, 300 and 400 Âµg/l) were applied for four different exposure durations (i.e 3, 6, 9 and 12 hrs). It is clear from the obtained data that the immersion of O. niloticus
fry in 17Î±-methyltestosterone (MT)
at 300Î¼g/liter for 12 hours resulted in the highest percentage of male population (90.00%) showing that exposure time has significant impact (P
<0.01). Similarly, other doses were also significant at 5% level of probability. However, the interaction of hormone doses and immersion time were statistically non significant.
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Ekta Singh, VP Saini and OP Sharma. Sex reversal in red tilapia (Oreochromis spp) fry by immersion technique. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2018;5(1):34-36.