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To Determine the Survival/Inactivation of Fish Pathogens Following Ensiling or Composting - FC1157

Description
Summary Objective:
To determine the survival / inactivation of fish pathogens following ensiling or composting.

Key Customer Purpose:
To provide data to underpin Defra`s interaction with the EC, in proposing methods for category 2 aquaculture waste disposal that add to those currently available under EC regulation Animal By-Products Regulation 1774/2002, and provide practical and economic disposal routes for industry
Project Documents
• Final Report : To Determine the Survival/Inactivation of Fish Pathogens Following Ensiling or Composting   (696k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2003

To: 2005

Cost: £95,500
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Composting              
Environmental Protection              
Fish              
Pathogens              
Waste Management              
Fields of Study
Fish Health and Aquaculture