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The Norwegian Food Safety Authority recently stated that stomach flushing is in violation of the Animal Welfare Act. The objective of our research was to develop a genetic method for the routine identification of Lepeophtheirus salmonis in stomach fluid samples taken through the mouth of lumpfish....

Eysturskard, J.; Johannesen, Á.; Eliasen, K.
Aquaculture International, 2017, 25, 2, pp 969-973
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Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) and northern corn rootworm (Diabrotica barberi (Smith and Lawrence)) are major pests of maize in the USA. These pests have been managed with a variety of tactics over the last century. Both Diabrotica spp. have adapted to crop rotation...

February 2017
arthropod pests; bacterial insecticides; biological control agents; chemical control; crop damage; genetic engineering; genetic transformation; genetically engineered organisms; insect control; insect pests; insecticides; integrated control; integrated pest management; maize; natural enemies; pathogens; pest control; pest management; pests; plant pests; resistance management; reviews; RNA interference; techniques; transgenic plants
Ludwick, D. C.; Hibbard, B. E.
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Gene editing could boost pig sperm stocks from prized animals

The surrogates have functional testes but do not have specialised stem cells that are required to produce sperm containing their own genetic...

January 2017
David Hemming
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Aflatoxins are mutagenic, carcinogenic, and teratogenic mycotoxins. The objective of this work was to study the presence of aflatoxigenic Aspergillus in commercial Bulgur wheat in the city of Maringá, Paraná, Brazil. Thirty samples of commercial Bulgur wheat, acquired in the period of August 2011...

Faria, C. B.; Santos, F. C. dos; Castro, F. F. de; Sutil, A. R.; Sergio, L. M.; Silva, M. V.; Machinski Junior, M.; Barbosa-Tessmann, I. P.
Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos
Food Science and Technology (Campinas), 2017, 37, 1, pp 103-111

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