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Cover for Reproduction and early rearing.

The reproductive biology and life cycle of aquacultured species and methods to induce spawning are described.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nanotechnology: comprehensive understanding of interaction, toxicity and the fate of biosynthesized nanoparticles in the agroecosystem.

This chapter highlights the crucial need for models that can predict nanomaterial exposure while considering their potential transport, transformation and toxic effects in the natural flora and fauna. It rightly highlights that the potential benefits of the use of nanomaterials in agri-food...

Author(s)
Rajput, R. S.; Jyoti Singh; Prachi Singh; Chitara, M. K.; Ram, R. M.; Sandhya Mishra; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Methods to increase fish production: welfare and sustainability implications.

This chapter discusses the brief introduction to aquaculture (what aquaculture is and why is it important, what intensive aquaculture means, and special features of finfish aquaculture in the context of intensification); how intensive aquaculture is achieved (measures and actions for aquaculture...

Author(s)
Huntingford, F.; Turnbull, J.; Kadri, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture development and the blue revolution.

This chapter looks at India's aquaculture sector and its Blue Revolution, which focuses on increasing production from aquaculture and other fisheries resources. The most significant technologies that have revolutionized freshwater fish farming are described, covering breeding, seed production, and...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Increasing productivity growth rate in agriculture.

This chapter proposes several strategic actions to accelerate agricultural growth in India, including: increased capital investment in agriculture; supply of growth-oriented inputs at farmers' doorsteps; improvement of field crop productivity; emphasis on rainfed agriculture and a new era approach; ...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biosecurity in animal production and veterinary medicine: from principles to practice.

The book Biosecurity in Animal Production and Veterinary Medicine is the first compilation of both fundamental aspects of biosecurity practices, and specific and practical information on the application of the biosecurity measures in different animal production and animal housing settings. This...

Author(s)
Dewulf, J.; van Immerseel, F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book
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Cover for Biosecurity in aquaculture: practical veterinary approaches for aquatic animal disease prevention, control, and potential eradication.

This chapter presents the various factors to consider in setting up a well managed biosecurity system for aquaculture which includes the following topics: disease management versus disease prevention, control and eradication; the epidemiological unit - the focus of all biosecurity activities;...

Author(s)
Palić, D.; Scarfe, A. D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Channel catfish viral disease.

Channel catfish viral disease (CCVD) is an acute viraemia that occurs primarily among young (0-4 month old) channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in aquaculture. The prevalence and transmission; factors that promote CCVD outbreaks; diagnosis; pathology; pathophysiology; protective and control...

Author(s)
Hanson, L. A.; Khoo, L. H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Iridoviral diseases: red sea bream iridovirus and white sturgeon iridovirus.

Red sea bream iridoviral disease (RSIVD) was first detected causing mass mortality among cultured red sea bream (Pagrus major) in the summer of 1990 in Japan. These viruses are genetically classified into three groups according to the nucleotide sequence of the major capsid protein gene. An...

Author(s)
Kawato, Y.; Kuttichantran Subramaniam; Nakajima, K.; Waltzek, T.; Whittington, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spring viraemia of carp.

Spring viraemia of carp (SVC) is often a fatal haemorrhagic disease of common carp, Cyprinus carpio, and other fishes. It is caused by the Spring viraemia of carp virus (SVCV), a rhabdovirus of the type species, Carp sprivivirus, in the genus Sprivivirus. The host range; geographic range; mode of...

Author(s)
Dixon, P.; Stone, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter

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