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Health & Welfare

Measuring susceptibility differences to IHHNV infection

This study evaluated the susceptibility to IHHNV in three different shrimp batches by measuring infectivity titers. Each batch showed a different infectivity titer, therefore, each batch had a specific susceptibility to IHHNV. 

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,