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A manual for tilapia business management.

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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 culture, it covers detailed methods of a proven hatchery technology that has ensured production and ...

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Chapter 4 (Page no: 79)

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 interested individuals can choose and apply as business occupation for profits based on the resources available to them. This chapter discusses pond preparation; feeding; subsequent pond fertilization; fish sampling; fish harvest and marketing; data recording and performance evaluation; and economic models.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 12) Tilapia hatchery. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 59) Fry nursing. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 102) Grow-out in cages. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 114) Polyculture. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 120) Integrated farming. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 136) Fish health management and biosecurity. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 153) Post-harvest handling: marketing and processing. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 172) Business models and plan. Author(s): Bhujel, R. C.