GM camelina feed trials commence

(08/03/18)

A new project investigating the use of camelina that has been genetically modified to contain high levels of long chain omega-3 fatty acids in salmon feed has been launched.

The research is jointly led by plant scientist Professor Jonathan Napier, from Rothamsted Research – who is the driving force behind a project that produced GM camelina with high levels of the key fatty acids DHA and EPA – and fish nutritionist Professor Douglas Tocher, from Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture.

“The joint project allows us to culture salmon to market size in sea pens while extracting data to ensure..................................................


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