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Cover for A manual for tilapia business management.

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 ...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter discusses the tilapia culture; the importance of tilapia; production of tilapia; feeding behaviour; reproductive behaviour and breeding techniques of tilapia.

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tilapia hatchery.

This chapter discusses a specialized commercial tilapia hatchery technology that is described in detail in this initial part of the manual. The hatchery plan; site selection and development; broodstock source and management; egg collection and incubation; and monosex fry production are highlighted.

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fry nursing.

This chapter on fry nursing discusses the basic methods of fry nursing; advanced nursing; fry marketing and sales; final grading and preparation; fry conditioning; acclimatization to salinity and low temperature; health certification; seed quality test and certification; packing; transportation;...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grow-out in cages.

Growing tilapia in cages in lakes, reservoirs and rivers has become a popular aquaculture activity in many parts of the world. Cage culture of tilapia is important to those farmers who wish to culture mixed-sex fish. This chapter discusses the advantages and disadvantages of cage culture; site...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Polyculture.

Culturing two or more species together in the same system is called polyculture. This chapter discusses the polyculture of tilapia with other suitable species; and highlights the feeds and feeding programme, harvesting and socioeconomics of polyculture.

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fish health management and biosecurity.

This chapter discusses the fish health management; diseases of tilapia; parasites; biosecurity; zoonosis; tilapia as an invasive or alien species; and various biosecurity measures (GAP, BAP, BMP and HACCP).

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Post-harvest handling: marketing and processing.

This chapter discusses the preparation for harvesting; tilapia harvest; off-flavour problem; grading; fish sale; postharvest handling and processing; preservation and value addition; byproducts; food safety and quality control; quality certification; organic certification; and export markets.

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
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