Effect of Nigella sativa (Black Cumin Seed) to Enhance the Immunity of Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) Against Pseudomonas fluorescens
American Journal of Life Sciences
Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2016, Pages: 87-92
Received: May 12, 2016; Accepted: May 23, 2016; Published: Jun. 17, 2016
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Shoumo Khondoker, Department of Fisheries & Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science & Technology, Jessore, Bangladesh
Md. Mer Mosharraf Hossain, Department of Fisheries & Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science & Technology, Jessore, Bangladesh
Md. Hasan-Uj-Jaman, Department of Fisheries & Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science & Technology, Jessore, Bangladesh
Md. Eftakher Alam, Department of Fisheries & Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science & Technology, Jessore, Bangladesh
Md. Farid Uz Zaman, Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Fisheries, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Nazia Tabassum, Department of Fisheries & Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science & Technology, Jessore, Bangladesh
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Abstract
The effect of Nigella sativa (black cumin) seed extracts supplemented diets at 2%, 4% and 6% doses with common diet as control (0%) fed to common carp, Cyprinus carpio against Pseudomonas fluorescens was investigated critically on weeks 1, 2 and 4 as immunomodulator. Immunological factors including bactericidal activity and phagocytic action were examined along with the disease resistance. The outcomes of the research recommend 4% dose of N. sativa oil enriched diet as an effective immune response and disease resistance agent for C. carpio against P. fluorescens although further investigation will facilitate to optimize the precise quantity comparing with the weight of fish body.
Keywords
Nigella sativa, Common Carp, Pseudomonas fluorescens, Immune Response
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Shoumo Khondoker, Md. Mer Mosharraf Hossain, Md. Hasan-Uj-Jaman, Md. Eftakher Alam, Md. Farid Uz Zaman, Nazia Tabassum, Effect of Nigella sativa (Black Cumin Seed) to Enhance the Immunity of Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) Against Pseudomonas fluorescens, American Journal of Life Sciences. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2016, pp. 87-92. doi: 10.11648/j.ajls.20160403.14
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