A three-day awareness-cum-workshop on fish milt cryopreservation technology was organized by ICAR-Central Institute on Fisheries Education, Mumbai at Department of Fisheries, Mizoram, Aizawl from 5-7th February, 2015.
Lectures were delivered on various topics viz. Methods and techniques of cryopreservation; brood stock management and reproductive health of the broods; nutritional aspects of broodstock and their maintenance; Identifications of quality broods; Milt collection and physical evaluation; Extender preparation technique and its significance etc. More than 60 farmers, officials and entrepreneurs including some progressive farmers from Manipur, participated and showed interest in the gene banking technique.
(Source: ICAR-Central Institute on Fisheries Education, Mumbai)