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Cover for 'Keeping our <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Milpa</i>': maize production and management of trees by Nahuas of the Sierra de Zongolica, Mexico.

This chapter discusses the importance of recognizing knowledge systems as part of diversified agroforestry landscapes. It focuses on milpa, a maize-centred polyculture system of pre-Hispanic origin, which has historically constituted an essential source of food and has persisted until the present....

Author(s)
López Binnqüist, C.; Hidalgo Ledesma, R.; Panzo Panzo, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
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Cover for Semi-intensive culture.

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture.

This chapter covers the welfare issues in aquaculture (fish and crustaceans) as well as the aquaculture system categories. The following factors are discussed in relation to animal welfare: water quality; water supply; polyculture; fish ranching; stocking density; fish feeding; cannibalism and...

Author(s)
Gregory, N. G.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932152)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquatic polyculture and balanced ecosystem management: new paradigms for seafood production.

This chapter (i) documents the present status of polyculture systems being employed by the aquaculture industry, (ii) provides examples of balanced ecosystem approaches to aquaculture and fisheries, and (iii) examines the question of how to develop models for maximizing the production of seafood...

Author(s)
McVey, J. P.; Stickney, R. R.; Yarish, C.; Chopin, T.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Responsible marine aquaculture.

This book contains 17 chapters. Topics covered are: management of marine aquaculture: the sustainability challenge; marine mammals and aquaculture: conflicts and potential resolutions; recreational fishing and aquaculture: throwing a line into the pond; aquaculture: opportunity of threat to...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.; McVey, J. P.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book

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