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Application of vitamin C as immunostimulant in black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon Fabricius)

Laohamongkolruk, P.; Areechon, N.; Limsakoon, S.; Thunyanukit, S.

Proceedings of the 44th Kasetsart University Annual Conference, Kasetsart, 30 January 2 February, 2006 Subject: Fisheries: 291-302

2006


Accession: 012766616

The objectives of this study were to determine the optimum concentration and time of vitamin C application that could effectively enhance the immune system of black tiger shrimp (P. monodon). Shrimp with an average weight of 10.0+or-2.1 g were fed with feed containing four different concentrations of vitamin C (Na/Ca-ascorbyl-2-monophosphate) at 0, 1, 3 and 5 g/kg of feed. They were fed four times a day for 14 days and immune parameters were statistically compared at p=0.05.

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