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Probiotic Research Rewarded in New Caledonia

Mathieu Castex Awarded Young Researcher of the Year during New Caledonia ‘Doctoriales’ for his work on probiotic application in aquaculture

November 20, 2008

Probiotic Research Rewarded in New Caledonia

 

Mathieu Castex, a final year PhD student at IFREMER (French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea) in Nouméa, New-Caledonia, was awarded Young Researcher of the Year during New- Caledonia ‘Doctoriales 2008’. The subject of his research project, conducted in partnership with Lallemand Animal Nutrition, is the evaluation of probiotic Pediococcus acidilactici MA 18/5 M (Bactocell®) in Litopenaeus Stylirostris shrimp farming. This award is the recognition of the quality of the research. It also marks the interest of the scientific community for natural approaches, such as probiotics, for shrimp farming, which plays a significant part in the local economy.

 

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