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PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-238
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Water treatment to control influent water biosecurity risk on Australian prawn farms. Effectiveness and impacts on production ponds.

This project assessed the performance of mechanical filtration as a means by which Australian prawn farmers could lower the risk of disease agent transfer into farms by selective removal of disease hosts and other vectors naturally present in farm source water. The project sought to provide...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-190
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Assessment of gamma irradiation as a feasible method for treating prawns to inactivate White Spot Syndrome Virus

White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) was detected in diseased farmed prawns by Biosecurity Queensland’s Biological  Sciences  Laboratory  and  confirmed  by  the  CSIRO  Australian  Centre  for  Diagnostic  Preparedness (ACDP) Fish...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
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