Evaluation of American oyster stocks for resource rehabilitation: Disease resistance and genetics (Maryland portion)
Principal Investigator:Kennedy T. Paynter, Jr.
Start/End Year:1995 to 1999
Institution:University of Maryland, College Park
Co-Principal investigator:Donald Meritt, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
To identify genetic differences among geographically separate C. virginica populations. To correlate genetic differences or markers among those populations with differences in disease susceptibility or resistance.
Malek, J; Breitburg, D.. 2016. Effects of air-exposure gradients on spatial infection patterns of Perkinsus marinus in the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 118(2):139-151. doi:10.3354/dao02964. UM-SG-RS-2016-04.