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Freshwater Prawns: Biology and Farming

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Freshwater Prawns: Biology and Farming

M B New (Editor), W C Valenti (Editor), J H. Tidwell (Editor), L R. D'Abramo (Editor) & M N Kutty (Editor)

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Author(s): M B New (Editor), W C Valenti (Editor), J H. Tidwell (Editor), L R. D'Abramo (Editor) & M N Kutty (Editor)

About The Book

Covering general biology and every aspect of farming freshwater prawns, from current research to development and commercial practice, this has become widely viewed as a landmark publication in the field. The well-known team of editors, New, Valenti, Tidwell, D?Abramo and Kutty, have gathered cutting-edge contributions from the world's leading experts to provide farm personnel, business managers, researchers and invertebrate, freshwater and crustacean biologists with an essential resource.

Additional Information

Author M B New (Editor), W C Valenti (Editor), J H. Tidwell (Editor), L R. D'Abramo (Editor) & M N Kutty (Editor)
Availability In Print
Dimensions 24.6 x 19.6 x 3.6cm
Extent 560 pp
ISBN 9781405148610
Publication date October 2009
Book Type Hardcover

Contents

History and Global Status of Freshwater Prawn Farming.

Nomenclature and Taxonomy.

Biology.

Broodstock Management.

Hatchery Systems and Management.

Larval Feeds and Feeding.

Nursery Systems and Management.

Grow-out Systems - Site Selection and Pond Construction.

Grow-out Systems - Monoculture.

Grow-out Systems - Culture in Temperate Zones.

Grow-out Systems - Polyculture and Integrated Culture.

Nutrition, Feeds and Feeding.

Grow-out Systems - Water Quality and Soil Management.

Health Management.

Genetics.

The Biology and Management of Size Variation.

Commercial Freshwater Prawn Farming and Enhancement around the World.

Post-harvest Handling and Processing.

Marketing and Preparation for Consumption.

Economics and Business Management.

Culture of the Oriental River Prawn Macrobrachium nipponense.

Culture of the Amazon River Prawn Macrobrachium amazonicum.

Culture of Other Freshwater Prawn Species.

Sustainability of Freshwater Prawn Culture.

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