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Cover for Enzyme use in aquaculture.

This chapter describes the main consequences of non-starch polysaccharides (NSPs) and inositol phosphate isomers (InsPs) on nutrient digestibility, absorption, fish performance, health, the environment and how the use of enzymes in aquaculture contributes to more efficient and eco-friendly fish...

Author(s)
Morales, G. A.; Márquez, L.; Hernández, A. J.; Moyano, F. J.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241563)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Getting started.

This chapter describes the business management, water source and quality, species selection, land ownership, soil quality, costs and other factors that need to be considered when setting up an aquaculture venture.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.; Gatlin, D. M., III
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800621114)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding and maintaining water quality.

This chapter describes the water quality variables that should be monitored routinely in aquaculture systems and those that tend to be relatively stable over time, including dissolved oxygen, pH, nitrite, salinity, alkalinity, hardness, ammonia, plant nutrients, fertilizers, weeds, light,...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.; Gatlin, D. M., III
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800621114)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nematodes as ecological and environmental indicators.

This chapter presents tools to assess the risk of chemical pollution in freshwater and soil ecosystems using nematodes as either indicators or models in ecotoxicology. The potential role of nematodes as ecological models in the meta-community context is highlighted. These analyses are key to...

Author(s)
Höss, S.; Gansfort, B.; Traunspurger, W.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248791)
Type
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Cover for Water reporting beyond dry pieces, nurture your coverage.

This chapter provides practical tips and tricks for water reporting. Water investigative work can be a rich field, where journalists can cover in-depth issues such as pollution, water projects, dams, water conflicts, among others. In-depth reporting gains its charm from its ability to...

Author(s)
Jadallah, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Greenhouse operation and management.

This chapter discusses greenhouse operation and management. Its sanitation and hygiene for food safety and compliance programs and for crop protection; source water quality and treatment; biosecurity; waste management and disposal of wastewater and its treatment, disposal of and reduction in...

Author(s)
Morgan, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant nutrition and nutrient formulation.

This chapter focuses on plant nutrition and nutrient formulation. Water quality and sources for hydroponic production, reclaimed water sources, water testing, water analysis reports, water treatment options, water usage and supply requirements, plant nutrition in hydroponic systems, essential...

Author(s)
Morgan, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecology of freshwater nematodes.

This book, with its 12 chapters, not only encourages all ecologists to consider free-living nematodes as a model organism in their investigations, but also shows how important it is to study the fundamentals of ecology, for example, the distribution and diversity of a group of organisms as well as...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243635)
Type
Book
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Cover for Water.

This chapter describes the sources, quality, physiology, safety and effects of drinking water in domestic animals.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planning a new cherry orchard.

Growing fruit trees is a long term financial commitment and establishing an orchard is an expensive enterprise. Selecting the right orchard site is arguably the most important decision that a sweet cherry grower will make and it will affect all other managerial decisions related to the orchard....

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
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