Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2014: $61,742.00
Projected End Date: 10/31/2018
Grant Recipient: University of Maine
An eight page color brochure covering topics such as, how blister worms invade the host shell, a detailed description of the pest species and its life history, and a description of the multitude of attempts aquaculturists have used to combat blister worm outbreaks (mostly targeting adult worms). A key message conveyed in this Fact Sheet is the need to consider blister worm worthy of inclusion in biosecurity plans in order to minimize the inadvertent introduction of the pest to farms.
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This product is associated with the project "Best management practices for the control of blister worm on oyster farms"