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Factors affecting virulence and spread of bonamia (COMPLETED 3/93) - FC0502

R&D Summary Objectives:- Investigate alternative methods of oyster husbandry and recommend handling practices which impart maximum resistance to Bonamia infection. Key customer purpose:- More effectively fulfil licensing responsibilities under the Act by setting husbandry conditions which will help prevent the spread of Bonamia, leading to a reduction of MAFF's sampling and laboratory testinng programme.
1. To recommend methods of oyster husbandry which impart maximum resistance to Bonamia infection, consistent with good commercial production.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1990

To: 1993

Cost: £23,698
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Fields of Study
Fish Health and Aquaculture