WSSV Causes $1 Billion Dollars a Year in Loss of Shrimp Harvest

White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) is a double stranded DNA virus, which belongs to the family Nimaviridae, genus Whispovirus (17). WSSV has become the most threatening infectious agent in shrimp aquaculture (7). Estimated world economic losses associated to WSSV approach one billion US dollar per year since its first report in 1992 (8). The disease gross signs include decrease feed consumption, lethargy, white inclusions …

Quarter of World’s Pig Population to Die Due to African Swine Fever

About a quarter of the global pig population is expected to die as a result of an epidemic of African swine fever (ASF), according to the intergovernmental organisation responsible for coordinating animal disease control. In the last year the spread of the disease has taken policymakers by surprise, and has been particularly devastating in China – home to the world’s …

ASF: China could feel blow for a decade

It could be as long as a decade before China recovers from its outbreak of African swine fever, the deadly pig disease that’s decimating hog herds in the world’s largest pork consumer. That’s according to Cargill Inc., one of the world’s largest agricultural commodity traders. The virus, which kills most infected pigs within 10 days, has already spread to most Chinese …

Utah World Trade Center

CibusDx Signs Major International Partnership Agreement as Result of WTC Utah Trade Mission CibusDx Signs Major International Partnership Agreement as Result of WTC Utah Trade Mission Dec 15, 2017 Through relationships developed during governor-led trade mission to Singapore and Vietnam, CibusDx signs agreement with Sino Agra Foods in China. For Utah-based company CibusDx, joining a trade mission led by Governor …

SIAF Announces Partnerships to Advance Aquaculture Scientific Techniques

Sino Agro Foods Press Release: https://news.cision.com/sino-agro-food/r/siaf-announces-partnerships-to-advance-aquaculture-scientific-techniques,c2378922 MOU with CibusDx to Co-Develop Rapid Disease Detection Device Second Public, Private, Academic Collaboration October 30, 2017 GUANGZHOU, China– Sino Agro Food, Inc. (OTCQX: SIAF | OSE: SIAF-ME), a specialized investment company focused on protein food including seafood and cattle, is pleased to announce entry into two partnerships that advance its technical leadership in …

CIBUSDX MEETS WITH SINGAPORE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD

CibusDx met with the Economic Development Board of the Government of Singapore on September 11, 2017 to discuss mutual potential business interests. The meeting was the conclusion of a series of successful meetings throughout SE Asia and China between August 27 and September 11, 2017. The Singapore EDB is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre …