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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2010, Article ID 679130, 7 pages
Research Article

Shrimp Farming Practices in the Puttallam District of Sri Lanka: Implications for Disease Control, Industry Sustainability, and Rural Development

1Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya 20400, Sri Lanka
2Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive NW., Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 2Z6
3Centre for Coastal Health. Nanaimo, 900 5th Street, BC, Canada V9R 5S5

Received 22 March 2010; Accepted 9 July 2010

Academic Editor: Cheryl Cullen

Copyright © 2010 M. Nalaka Munasinghe et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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