from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Oyster-culture; the artificial breeding and cultivation of oysters. Also ostreaculture.
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With that object in view, therefore, it will be needful to devise suitable legislative enactments to protect our oyster fisheries and to foster ostreiculture at the same time.
We must benefit, in short, by the experience derived from other parts of the world where ostreiculture has been carried to a state of absolute perfection.
And lastly, if we require further evidence in support of the necessity for ostreiculture, we have only to turn to America.
Researchers have been scrambling to respond to a crisis that has rocked France's ostreiculture photo: pubulic domain/Binh Giang
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