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  1. Key Resource 1974-10-11 Our purpose in the book is to give an overview of present, and to some extent past, practices of food aquaculture the world over, within our language and subject to the following constraints. The information given in this book comes from many sources, the most valuable and timely of which are...
  2. Key Resource 1993-01-01 The purpose of this booklet is to present a group of tiny aquatic plants commonly known as "duckweeds' as a promising new commercial aquaculture crop. Section 1 presents basic information on duckweed biology. This paper summarizes current knowledge, gained from practical experience from the...
  3. Key Resource 1992-01-01 With Home Aquaculture as a guide, you can achieve a higher level of self reliance and provide a healthier diet for your family. Fish are one of the best sources of protein in the animal kingdom, low in calories and saturated fats, and this book describes exactly how you can grow over 100 lbs. of...
  4. Key Resource 1998-01-01 This Agrodok describes how you can integrate fish culture with crop and animal production on a farm. This book follows on from Agrodok No.15 'Small-scale freshwater fish farming', which describes in detail the basic principles of raising fish and building a fish pond. Once agricultural activities...
  5. 2014-01-01 Aquaponics is a symbiotic integration of two mature disciplines: aquaculture and hydroponics. This technical paper discusses the three groups of living organisms (bacteria, plants and fish) that make up the aquaponic ecosystem. It presents management strategies and troubleshooting practices, as...
  6. 1999-12-19 Researchers in the piscicultural research unit of IRAD in Cameroon, working in a rural setting, developed a fish food partially made from powdered cocoa fruit husks.
  7. 2009-10-20 Bill Mebane corresponded with ECHO’s Farm Manager Danny Blank regarding some questions about tilapia production. We excerpt some of the correspondence here, for your information. Danny had asked for advice and feedback about ideas for a flow through, green water system using periphyton...
  8. 2009-10-20 Information about reports of success in Haiti with a technique developed in Israel for growing “organically certified” tilapia by adding (1) submerged bamboo poles or palm fronds and (2) a submerged “compost pile” to fertilize the pond. Microscopic organisms collectively called “periphyton” grow...
  9. 2010-12-20
  10. Fish farming can generate high interest and excitement. It has great potential to produce high quality protein in relatively short time periods and in small areas. Fish farming is one way that resource poor farmers throughout the world can provide protein that is often lacking in the family diet...