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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 7 (Page no: 120)

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 most suitable for culture in manured ponds. This chapter discusses the different types of livestock-fish integrated farming (chicken-fish; duck-fish and pig-fish farming); and agricultural-fish integrated farming (tilapia with rice; tilapia with vegetables and fruits; and crop-livestock-fish farming).

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: 4 (Page no: 79) Grow-out in ponds. 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: 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.