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Héctor Castillo-Juárez

Health & Welfare

Genetic variation for resistance to WSS, AHPND in Pacific white shrimp

Selection for disease resistance has been used in breeding farm animals and can be a viable option to deal with white spot syndrome and acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease in commercial shrimp culture. In trials, heritability for AHPND resistance was low, 

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