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Cover for Aquatic animal nutrition.

The significance of the different dietary components, including energy, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, on the growth and metabolism of cultured fish and shrimps are discussed.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aquaculture adaptation to climate change in Vietnam's Mekong Delta.

Most of the aquaculture production in South-east Asia occurs in the floodplains and coastal areas that are highly exposed and vulnerable to climate change impacts and sea-level rise (SLR). This chapter presents an example of economic estimation of autonomous adaptation by shrimp and catfish farms...

Author(s)
Suan Pheng Kam; Tran Nhuong; Hoanh, C. T.; Nguyen Xuan Hien
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture: an introductory text.

The third edition of this book contains 9 chapters that define aquaculture, the different types of aquaculture systems, how to get started, maintaining water quality, disease prevention and control, reproduction, feeding and feed quality and some general and specific farm management procedures and...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Water management for agricultural production in a coastal province of the Mekong River Delta under sea-level rise.

Bac Lieu province, a low-lying coastal province in the Ca Mau peninsula of the Mekong River Delta (MRD) of Vietnam, is recognized as an area strongly affected by sea-level rise (SLR) accompanying global climate change. SLR will aggravate inundation and salinity intrusion and hence exert a strong...

Author(s)
Ngo Dang Phong; Chu Thai Hoanh; Tran Quang Tho; Nguyen Van Ngoc; Tran Duc Dong; To Phuc Tuong; Nguyen Huy Khoi; Nguyen Xuan Hien; Nguyen Trung Nam
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rebuilding resilient shrimp aquaculture in South-east Asia: disease management, coastal ecology and decision making.

We contend there are currently two competing scenarios for the sustainable development of shrimp aquaculture in coastal areas of South-east Asia. First, a landscape approach where farming techniques for small-scale producers are integrated into intertidal areas in a way that the ecological...

Author(s)
Bush, S. R.; Zwieten, P. A. M. van; Visser, L.; Dijk, H. van; Bosma, R.; Boer, F. de; Verdegem, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An analysis of environmental policy strategies for coastal land conservation in Thailand.

Addressing externalities in policy decisions is crucial to ensuring the sustainable use of coastal land. This chapter analyses efficient management options and their trade-offs for coastal land use in Krabi Province, Thailand. Various environmental management schemes, such as zoning, green taxation ...

Author(s)
Pongthanapanich, T.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tropical deltas and coastal zones: Food production, communities and environment at the land and water interface.

This book with 33 chapters divided into five parts is a compendium of selected papers from the conference that can be broadly categorized as land and water management, fisheries and aquaculture and rice-based agriculture systems. Intensification of aquaculture and rice-based agriculture frequently...

Author(s)
Hoanh, C. T.; Szuster, B.; Kam, S.; Ismail, A.; Noble, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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Cover for Ecological risk assessment of an alien aquatic species: a case study of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Litopenaeus vannamei</i> (Pacific whiteleg shrimp) aquaculture in the Bangpakong River, Thailand.

Although aquaculture promises economic and social benefits, escaped organisms can pose ecological risks to the receiving aquatic environments and undermine the sustainability of aquaculture and small-scale fisheries. In this chapter, we present a framework for evaluating the ecological risks of ...

Author(s)
Senanan, W.; Panutrakul, S.; Barnette, P.; Manthachitra, V.; Chavanich, S.; Kapuscinski, A. R.; Tangkrock-Olan, N.; Intacharoen, P.; Viyakarn, V.; Wongwiwatanawute, C.; Padetpai, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ability of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Litopenaeus vannamei</i> to survive and compete with local marine shrimp species in the Bangpakong River, Thailand.

Potential ecological damage caused by the introduction of Litopenaeus vannamei (Pacific whiteleg shrimp) for aquaculture in Thailand's Bangpakong watershed depends on its ability to survive environmental conditions and compete for food with local shrimp species. To examine this, we determined: (i)...

Author(s)
Panutrakul, S.; Senanan, W.; Chavanich, S.; Tangkrock-Olan, N.; Viyakarn, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diversified cropping systems in a coastal province of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam: from testing to outscaling.

This study was carried out to test the hypothesis that diversification and polyculture (growing more than one crop/commodity at the same time in the same field) could contribute greatly to increased profitability and reduced risk for both rice-based and shrimp-based production systems in the...

Author(s)
Ni, D. V.; Phat, T. D.; Lu, T.; Tung, P. B. V.; Ben, D. C.; Vu, D. H.; Thai, P. H.; Giang, P. H.; Tuong, T. P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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