EHP Causing Problems for Shrimp Farmers In Andhra Pradesh
In Nellore district in the heart of Andhra Pradesh shrimp farming, EHP disease is causing farmer losses.
It has resulted in early harvest and a decrease in shrimp prices, according to local papers.
EHP is a shrimp disease caused by the presence of a microsporidian parasite that does not cause immediate mortality but weakens the shrimp and makes for slower growth.
Speaking to Indian News, a senior aqua technician A Suresh said the parasite severely affects the growth of the shrimp. “Horizontal transmission occurs very rapidly among...
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