Understanding Gracilaria Gall Syndrome, Year 01
July 1, 1994
|Hawaii||$60,000||University of Hawaii at Hilo, University of California, Santa Cruz, Hawaii Aquaculture Development Program, and Brookwood Biomedical Lab||M. Shintaku, L. Groff, J. Brock, and R. Lallone|
- Demonstrate under controlled laboratory conditions the transmission and infectivity of the GGS agent.
- Describe in detail by light microscopy the external and internal characteristics of Gracilaria tikvahiae affected by GGS.
- Characterize the bacterial communities associated with Gracilaria tikvahiae unaffected and affected by GGS.
- Develop a probe for identification of biochemical markers of GGS or the GGS agent.