Genetic company develops project to improve salmon quality

(09/14/18)

Genetic firm Hendrix Genetics Chile was awarded significant funding for its project Development of molecular tools in the framework of Atlantic salmon breeding for the generation of Bacterial Kidney Disease (BKD)-resistant fish.

Carlos Lobos, technical manager of the company, pointed out that "the main objective of this project is to develop the bases to look for families resistant to BKD.

As a first challenge, we must address the methodological complexities involved in working with this pathogen, since given the chronic nature of the..................................................


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