Kherson scientists grow pearls for the first time in Ukraine

26/07/2019

Scientists of Kherson State Agrarian University have succeeded in growing pearls for the first time in Ukraine. 

About 30 shellfish were put into a biofilter with a closed cycle of water supply machine. In four or five months they found about 200 pearls in the shells.

The diameter of the white and purple pearls was 1,5-2 millimeters.

The part of the pearls will be handed over to the university's museum, some of them will be studied on the quality and speed of layer growth.


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