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Requirements for culture media of local leech breeding


Zulhisyam Abdul Kari @ Abdullah and Ahmad Anwar Mohamed Ismail and Ibrahim Che Omar (2011) Requirements for culture media of local leech breeding. In: Annual International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology (BIOTECH 2011).


Leeches (Phylum : Annelida, Class: Hirudinea) are widely distributed all over the world in various habitas.such as freshwater, seas,desert and oases[1]. In this study, the effect of different culture for leech rearing on the reproductive efficiency and mortality rate of local leech was examined. In culture 1, the leeches were reared in a tank with a 1cm depth of non-chlorinated water.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Collection Type: Institution
Date: 2011
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hirudinea sp., - Survivorship - Reproduction - Leech behaviour - Leech culturing method
Faculty/Centre/Office: Faculty of Agro - Based Industry
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