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Cover for Aquaculture: an introductory text.

The third edition of this book contains 9 chapters that define aquaculture, the different types of aquaculture systems, how to get started, maintaining water quality, disease prevention and control, reproduction, feeding and feed quality and some general and specific farm management procedures and...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Infectious diseases of coldwater fish in fresh water.

The primary disease problems that affect different life stages of freshwater fish reared in a variety of water sources (ground water, springs, rivers, lakes and reservoirs) are highlighted in this chapter. These include diseases that are current problems in freshwater cage culture of coldwater...

Author(s)
Cain, K. D.; Polinski, M. P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for A manual for tilapia business management.

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 ...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grow-out in ponds.

This section covers the possible methods of growing table fish in ponds as a separate business after stocking fry or fingerlings obtained from the hatcheries or nurseries. Pond culture systems are described in detail and economic analyses are also carried out using some case studies so that...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grow-out in cages.

Growing tilapia in cages in lakes, reservoirs and rivers has become a popular aquaculture activity in many parts of the world. Cage culture of tilapia is important to those farmers who wish to culture mixed-sex fish. This chapter discusses the advantages and disadvantages of cage culture; site...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Polyculture.

Culturing two or more species together in the same system is called polyculture. This chapter discusses the polyculture of tilapia with other suitable species; and highlights the feeds and feeding programme, harvesting and socioeconomics of polyculture.

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated farming.

The livestock-fish farming system became more popular recently due to an increase in agricultural input costs and low output prices. Farmers see this system as an alternative way of reducing costs of production and increasing their incomes. More importantly, tilapia is the species considered to be...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Overview of cage culture and its importance in the 21st century.

This chapter focuses on cage culture and its importance in the 21st century. The current and past production trends for traditional fisheries and aquaculture are compared as well as expected future trends in both sectors. The production and economic value of the top 15 currently cultured species...

Author(s)
Noakes, D. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Organic and ecolabelling.

In this chapter, the intention is to provide some insight into the emergent greening (environment friendly methods) of aquaculture marketing activities based on events primarily from the turn of the 21st century and the contemporary changes within the wider markets for foods. This chapter also...

Author(s)
Young, J. A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The agribusiness approach.

The concept, methods and systems of agribusiness are described. Included in this chapter are case studies of agribusiness applied to Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus, Atlantic salmon Salmo salar, and Barramundi Lates calcarifer.

Author(s)
Otton, D.; Dooley, L.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter

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