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Culture of hand-selected male tilapia
A major problem of pond-cultured tilapia is excessive reproduction, and subsequent stunting of fish due to overcrowding. To combat this problem a pond may be stocked with all-male fish. This technique is monosex culture ...
Single pond system for sustainable production of Oreochromis niloticus
Farmers can grow mixed-sex tilapia for food and still produce their own fingerlings in a single pond. The system requires few inputs and works well on subsistence farms. Farmers using this system may no longer need to ...
Introduction to tilapia culture
Tilapia are native to Africa, but have been introduced in many countries around the world. They are disease-resistant, reproduce easily, eat a wide variety of foods and tolerate poor water quality with low dissolved oxygen ...
Introduction to Oreochromis niloticus fingerling production systems
Fish culture is an important component of many rural development projects in areas suffering from protein shortages. Oreochromis niloticus is often chosen for its good cultural characteristics. However, an adequate supply ...