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The cost of compound feed is a constraint in intensive fish and poultry farming, contributing 60-80% of the total production costs, 70% of which is due to fish and soy meal used as protein source. This review presents the extent to which insects have been utilised as an alternative protein source...

Author(s)
Ssepuuya, G.; Namulawa, V.; Mbabazi, D.; Mugerwa, S.; Fuuna, P.; Nampijja, Z.; Ekesi, S.; Fiaboe, K. K. M.; Nakimbugwe, D.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 2017, 3, 4, pp 289-302
Abstract

Three diets were evaluated for growth, production and economic performance of the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, after a culture period of 160 days at the Aquaculture Research and Development Centre (ARDEC), Akosombo, Ghana. Locally available agro-industrial by-products were used to compound...

Author(s)
Attipoe, F.; Nelson, F.; Abban, E.
Publisher
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Accra, Ghana
Citation
Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science, 2009, 42, 1/2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Aims: This study is aimed to investigate the effects of maggot crude protein levels (25%, 30%, 35% and 40%) on growth performance, feed utilization, survival rate and body composition Larvae of Heterobranchus longifilis. Study Design: The experiment was carried out in aquaria (38.5×46.5×28 cm3),...

Author(s)
Ossey, Y. B.; Atsé, B. C.; Koumi, A. R.; Kouamé, L. P.
Publisher
SCIENCEDOMAIN International, New Delhi, India
Citation
British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 2014, 4, 13, pp 2001-2010

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