Location: Office of The Director
Project Number: 5090-31320-005-09-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Aug 1, 2020
End Date: Jul 31, 2021
Collaborative research will focus on the effect of feeding formulated diets containing various levels of alfalfa leaf meal protein concentrate (APC) to wild-type and genetically-improved rainbow trout.
Evaluate digestibility of a reference diet and formulated diets with varying levels of APC in control (un-improved) and genetically improved rainbow trout strains. Studies will include sequential assessment of digestibility in replicated tank-based studies. Digestibility data and samples for determination of digestibility will be collected and nutrient analyses will be performed on samples and diets.