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Cover for Aquaculture for diversification of small farms within forest buffer zone management: an example from the uplands of Quirino province, Philippines.

This paper deals with an applied research activity, conducted by the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management, which explored opportunities for the improvement of existing pond management practices, mainly through integration with other farm enterprises and through the...

Author(s)
Prein, M.; Oficial, R.; Bimbao, M. A.; Lopez, T.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic technologies focused on poverty? A case study of genetically improved tilapia (GMT) in the Philippines.

This chapter examines the potential of genetics-based technologies to enhance the livelihoods of poor people in developing countries, in the context of current development paradigms. Issues related to impacts on production and producers, fish consumers, and on employment opportunities, are...

Author(s)
Mair, G. C.; Clarke, G. J. C.; Morales, E. J.; Sevilleja, R. C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History of biotechnology, genetics and selective breeding in aquaculture and fisheries.

This chapter discusses the history of biotechnology, genetics and selective breeding in aquaculture and fisheries dating back from 2000 years or more in China where mutations and phenotypic variantions in carp was already noticed by fish farmers and to the Roman Empire. The chronological...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of tilapia culture in rural development.

This paper discusses the role of tilapia culture in rural development in Asia (Philippines, Thailand, Bangladesh and other Asian countries), Africa, and in Latin America and the Caribbean. It is stated that rural aquaculture is a multi-disciplinary practice, involving technical, socioeconomic, and...

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
Type
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