Thursday, July 3, 2014

03/07/2014: Insights into controlling EMS

Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS), more properly known as acute hepatopancreatic necrotic syndrome, is thought to be caused by an infected form of the vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria, and this discovery is leading to a growing number of shrimp farmers finding ways to deal with the disease.

Even in Southeast Asia, where the disease has run rampant for years and cost a fortune in damages, Joanne’s story notes there are already hints of recovery, but it’s still a long road. Shrimp farmers may all have the same goal, and may all be using the same technology in general terms, but when we get into the specifics of how a farm is run, there are many differences — and therefore many different solutions to the EMS problem.

For the full story click HERE.

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