Monthly Archives: September 2005

Marron farm – case study from West Australia

The Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (Australia) have produced a web based book documenting the experience of thirty outstanding Australians who, through their business enterprise, vision and perseverance, are making a significant contribution to the welfare and economic growth … Continue reading

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Women in aquaculture

Following on from a posting back in August 2005, gender issues in aquaculture, it’s clear women are playing a strong role in aquaculture. Australian Women in Agriculture have a link to Mary Nenke, the Manager/Proprietor of Cambinata Yabbies; and from … Continue reading

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Tilapia farming in the USA

According to the North Dakota State University Extension Service, tilapia is poised to make a substantial contribution to aquaculture. It is hardier and more prolific than other species. Tilapia produces a fine-tasting white, flakey meat. Initial consumer taste panels have … Continue reading

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Tilapia farming in Israel

According to Aquaculture Production Technology Ltd (APT), the key to successful agriculture-aquaculture production is the use of improved, genetically selected strains. Classical genetic selection methods (excluding genetic engineering methods) are used to select for advantageous ‘economic traits’ of Tilapia. APT … Continue reading

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Health Code and Manual of Diagnostic Tests for Aquatic Animals

The aim of the Aquatic Animal Health Code (Aquatic Code) is to assure the sanitary safety of international trade in aquatic animals (fish, molluscs and crustaceans) and their products. This is achieved through the detailing of health measures to be … Continue reading

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