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Cover for Transmission of poultry diseases and biosecurity in poultry production.

A review on the management aspects of poultry production with special focus on the spread of disease caused by horizontal and vertical transmission was discussed. This chapter also includes topics on: general biosecurity principles which includes geographical location of the poultry farm,...

Author(s)
Meirhaeghe, H. van; Schwarz, A.; Dewulf, J.; Immerseel, F. van; Vanbeselaere, B.; Gussem, M. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Tilapia hatchery.

This chapter discusses a specialized commercial tilapia hatchery technology that is described in detail in this initial part of the manual. The hatchery plan; site selection and development; broodstock source and management; egg collection and incubation; and monosex fry production are highlighted.

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Info
Cover for Aquaculture and fisheries biotechnology: genetic approaches.

This book covers topics essential to the study of fish genetics, including qualitative and quantitative traits, crossbreeding, inbreeding, genetic drift, hybridization, selection programs, polyploidy, genomics and cloning. This fully updated second edition also addresses environmental risk, food...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The flatfishes (Order: Pleuronectiformes).

In this chapter, the descriptions, culture, broodstock management, hatchery operations, on-growing to market size stage, commercialization of four species of the flatfishes (Order: Pleuronectiformes) namely: Scophthalmus maximus, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, Pseudopleuronectes americanus, and Solea...

Author(s)
Imsland, A. K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Drum-fish or croakers (family: Sciaenidae).

In this chapter, the diseases, disease control, farming, nutrition, broodstock management, hatchery operations, and on-growing to market size stage development of the drum-fish or croakers (Family: Sciaenidae) are presented.

Author(s)
Lazo, J. P.; Holt, J. G.; Fauvel, C.; Suquet, M.; Quéméner, L.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tilapia (family: Cichlidae).

This chapter discusses the description, culture, diseases, disease control, broodstock management, hatchery operations, and production of Tilapia (Family: Cichlidae).

Author(s)
Fitzsimmons, K.; Watanabe, W. O.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Seabreams and porgies (family: Sparidae).

The biology, description, culture, diseases, disease control, broodstock management, hatchery operations, on-growing to market size stage of the seabreams and porgies (Family: Sparidae) are discussed in this chapter.

Author(s)
Jobling, M.; Peruzzi, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The snooks (family: Centropomidae).

The description, culture, broodstock management, hatchery operations, on-growing to market size stage, and commercialization of the Snooks (Family: Centropomidae) are discussed in this chapter.

Author(s)
Carter, C.; Glencross, B.; Katersky, R. S.; Bermudes, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter

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