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Manual for Tilapia Business Management

Manual for Tilapia Business Management

By R Bhujel, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand

June 2014 / Hardback / 216 Pages / 9781780641362 £75.00 / €100.00 / $145.00
With 10% online discount: £67.50 / €90.00 / $130.50
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Main Description

Tilapias are an increasingly important farmed fish for human consumption. Hailed as an important source of protein for growing populations, production is set to double within the next ten years and expand beyond traditional areas of production in Africa and Asia. With a practical focus, this book is aimed at tilapia farmers and producers, describing best practice production methods, egg management, new technologies, nutrition, business practices, marketing, equipment maintenance, accounting and logistics.

  • a: Preface
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Tilapia Hatchery
  • 3: Fry Nursing
  • 4: Grow-out in Ponds
  • 5: Grow-out in Cages
  • 6: Polyculture
  • 7: Integrated Farming
  • 8: Fish Health Management and Biosecurity
  • 9: Post-harvest Handling: Marketing and Processing
  • 10: Business Models and Plan
  • b: Conclusions
  • c: Recommendations

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