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Cover for Urban aquaculture.

In light of the increasing demand for fish, the challenge for planners now is to accelerate aquaculture development and to plan for new production, making urban areas not only centres of marketing and distribution, but also of production, particularly using urban wastewater. This book includes...

Author(s)
Costa-Pierce, B.; Desbonnet, A.; Edwards, P.; Baker, D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development status of, and prospects for, wastewater-fed aquaculture in urban environments.

Informal reuse of waste water in aquaculture is widespread in parts of Asia, although there has been limited introduction of formally designed and engineered systems. As there is interest in assessing the contribution of wastewater-fed aquaculture to the development of sustainable cities, a...

Author(s)
Edwards, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Small-scale fish culture in Northwest Bangladesh: a participatory appraisal focusing on the role of tilapia.

Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) is important for small-scale aquaculture in northwest Bangladesh. Most farmers maintain tilapia in their ponds in addition to carp, which they stock regularly. Carp are sold to the market for cash income but tilapia are mostly used for household consumption. Their...

Author(s)
Barman, B. K.; Little, D. C.; Edwards, P.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Issues in rural aquaculture.

This final chapter outlines key issues in rural aquaculture and discusses the extent to which the chapters in this book have added to a general understanding of these issues. Issues addressed concern: the environmental context; the integration of aquaculture with agriculture; specialized and...

Author(s)
Edwards, P.; Little, D. C.; Demaine, H.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural aquaculture.

This book addresses key issues in aquaculture and rural development, with case studies drawn from several countries in South and South East Asia. Sections cover: the environmental context; the integration of aquaculture with agriculture; specialized and intensive systems; fish seed; social aspects; ...

Author(s)
Edwards, P.; Little, D. C.; Demaine, H.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Freshwater fish seed quality in Asia.

The rapid development of inland aquaculture in Asia has been based on the ready availability of fish seed to farmers. Although seed of the major cultured species is now produced in large quantities in hatcheries, poor quality is increasingly perceived as a major constraint to the success of fish...

Author(s)
Little, D. C.; Satapornvanit, A.; Edwards, P.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wastewater reuse through urban aquaculture in Hanoi, Vietnam: status and prospects.

Wastewater was collected in Hanoi by a combined wastewater and stormwater sewerage system and discharged without treatment to four rivers. Farmers, through experience accumulated over the past 40 years, have developed wastewater-fed aquaculture which has passed through three stages of development...

Author(s)
Vo Quy Hoan; Edwards, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A future urban ecosystem incorporating urban aquaculture for wastewater treatment and food production.

Predicted increases in wastewater flows from seven megacities by 2050 show that even with large capital investments in sewage treatment to treat an ever-increasing volume of wastewater, nitrogen loadings to coastal oceans will continue to increase dramatically. Furthermore, it is uncertain if...

Author(s)
Costa-Pierce, B.; Desbonnet, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The emergence of urban aquaculture in Europe.

A working definition for urban aquaculture is presented that invokes concepts of land use planning, notions of urbanism, where trade links and markets, nucleated settlements, administrative organizations and specialist labour guilds are considered indicative of urban communities, and encompasses...

Author(s)
Bunting, S. W.; Little, D. C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Competitive potential for USA urban aquaculture.

Since 1970, total meat consumption in the US has risen from 80 kg to 90 kg per capita per year. As standards of living increase, meat consumption also increases. Chicken consumption has risen at a faster rate primarily due to affordability and because chicken is viewed as a generally more healthy...

Author(s)
Timmons, M. B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter

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