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A manual for tilapia business management.

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Description

The ultimate goal is to achieve food security, create employment and generate income. This book is an attempt to help develop the tilapia industry while keeping those goals in mind. This manual is written to cover all aspects of tilapia farming as a business. Starting from the importance of tilapia culture, it covers detailed methods of a proven hatchery technology that has ensured production and supply of millions of high quality monosex tilapia fry, accelerating the growth of the tilapia industry globally. In addition, it describes how to successfully grow tilapia in ponds and cages, and in polyculture and integrated farming systems. The manual also covers some biosecurity and fish health management aspects and also postharvest handling, food safety, quality control and marketing. This manual will be useful to farmers, farm managers, extension workers, policy makers, researchers, educators, consultants and students (undergraduate and postgraduate).

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 12) Tilapia hatchery. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 59) Fry nursing. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 79) Grow-out in ponds. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 102) Grow-out in cages. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 114) Polyculture. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 120) Integrated farming. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 136) Fish health management and biosecurity. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 153) Post-harvest handling: marketing and processing. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 172) Business models and plan. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM), School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Pathumthani, Thailand.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2014
  • ISBN
  • 9781780641362
  • Record Number
  • 20143207858