Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

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
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 Peri-urban aquaculture and poor livelihoods in Kolkata, India.

The origins of aquaculture in peri-urban Kolkata are described, and technical aspects of prevailing management regimes reviewed, including: the composition of species cultured; sources of water, including wastewater, used for culture; and feed, fertilizer and chemical application rates. Indian...

Author(s)
Bunting, S. W.; Nitai Kundu; Madhumita Mukherjee
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wastewater-based urban aquaculture systems in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Steady increases in population and economic activity, as well as a lack of environmental infrastructure, have resulted in severe surface water pollution within Ho Chi Minh City. The clear boundary between urban and rural areas has faded. In this context, farmers and their counterparts have tried to ...

Author(s)
Minh Phan Van; Pauw, N. de
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Promotion of small-scale pond aquaculture in the Red River delta, Vietnam.

A survey of 191 small-scale, household-level integrated garden system farming households (i.e. VAC households from the Vietnamese words vuon, ao, chuong for garden, pond, livestock quarters, respectively) in 1994 across lowland, intensive and suburban agroecological zones (AEZs) revealed...

Author(s)
Luu, L. T.; Trang, P. V.; Cuong, N. X.; Demaine, H.; Edwards, P.; Pant, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Culture of small indigenous fish species in seasonal ponds in Bangladesh: the potential for production and impact on food and nutrition security.

Small indigenous fish species (SIS) play an important role in the diet of the rural population in Bangladesh, not only as an animal protein source, but also as a source of a range of other essential nutrients such as vitamin A, calcium (Ca) and iron. Accessibility of SIS from capture fisheries is...

Author(s)
Roos, N.; Thilsted, S. H.; Wahab, M. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A description of the rice-prawn-fish systems of Southwest Bangladesh.

Between the late 1970s and the mid-1980s a small number of farmers in southwest Bangladesh began to test the stocking of giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) in rice fields. Extremely rapid expansion has occurred since 1990, mainly because this prawn is sold to the export market and...

Author(s)
Chapman, G.; Abedin, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards sustainable development of floating net cage culture for income security in rural Indonesia: a case study of common carp production at Lake Maninjau, Indonesia.

Commercial floating net cage culture is a rapidly growing industry in rural Indonesia. It has become the economic base for income generation in poverty alleviation programmes of the government of West Sumatra province in two villages at Lake Maninjau. The increasing interest in cage development...

Author(s)
Munzir, A.; Heidhues, F.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Subject Topics