Improved Eastern Oysters
Triploid oysters (right, 3N) produced from improved tetraploids vs. normal diploid controls (left, 2N).
Rutgers University has been breeding eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica Gmelin) since 1960. Rutgers oyster strains have shown strong to moderate resistance to two diseases (MSX and Dermo). Rutgers also invented tetraploid...
Inventor(s): Ximing Guo
Keywords(s): Oysters, Shellfish
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture, Technology Classifications > Food, Nutrition and Nutraceuticals