Detailed analysis shows that the half-life of African swine fever virus in feed ranges from 9.6 to 14.2 days after exposure to varying temperature and humidity conditions simulating transoceanic shipment.
Pork is in short supply in China because African swine fever has ravaged the Chinese hog herd and significantly reduced the production of pork.
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The project aims to help farmers understand how PRRSV evolves, changes, moves and persists. It also helps producers explore ways of out-maneuvering PRRSV.