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Category: Integration and rotation

This category hosts posts in which fish are integrated or rotated with other agricultural crops such rice, wheat, alfalfa, horticulture and others. The integration also include chicken, ducks, rabbits and others. The description of the system as well as the compatibility among various components has been always highlighted.

Oct 27 2018

Integrated fish-duck farming in Tanzania (Video)

The inserted video was filmed in a fish farm located in Kibisho (Kilimanjaro – Tanzania). Different types of integration are practiced on the farm including aquaculture-agriculture and aquaculture-duck production. The present video shows the fish-duck integration. The farm keeps two local strains of ducks which are reproduced on the farm through an incubator (not shown …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14610

Jan 13 2018

Rice-fish culture in Songea (Tanzania)

Credit: Jamila Ibrahim and Lucka Paschal (Tanzania)   The inserted picture is for an integrated agriculture-aquaculture system carried out in Songea, Ruvuma,  Tanzania. The acreage of the rice field is about one hectar while the harvest amounts about four tons of rice and 100 kg of tilapia which is commonly used in such integrated system. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14275

Nov 13 2017

Integrated fish-pig farming in Peru

Photo credit: Juan Martin Cautvein Grecia (Peru) Review: Juan Martin Cautvein Grecia and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted picture which was taken in the in the Peruvian jungle shows an integration model between pigs and fish. In such system, ponds are generally small of less than 2000 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14232

Oct 14 2017

Production of African catfish fingerlings at Mwamapuli Aquaculture Development Centre (Tanzania)

Photo credit: Lucka Paschal and Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) Review: Lucka Paschal – Erick Kiiza (Tanzania) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture was taken in Mwamapuli Aquaculture Development Centre which is a governmental center located in Tabora Region at Lgunga District. The picture shows the harvesting of African …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14178

Aug 15 2017

Duckling azolla rush (Video)

Video credit: The Azolla Foundation Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     This 30-second video shows the strong attractions of small ducks to azolla. The handful of azolla was totally consumed within the 30-sec duration of the video indicating the excellent palatability of azolla to the ducklings. It may worth …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14076

Apr 23 2017

Pacu and rice rotary farming in Argentine – Video

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Herman Hennig and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video was filmed in a farm located in La Leonesa, Chaco, in the north of Argentina. The farm provides an example of rotary farming between rice and fish whereas Pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) is the fish species …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13968

Aug 25 2016

Integrated fish-geese culture in Tanzania (Video)

Video credit: Emmanuel Godfrey Maneno and Mashaka Shabani Kapagalla (Tanzania) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   The farm shown in the video is located in Malela Mukuranga (Said Farm). The birds shown in this video have been brought from a private farm. African catfish and Nile tilapia are the two …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13489

Aug 20 2016

Indonesia rice-fish farming (Video)

Video ownership: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (FAO) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     Rice-fish farming has a long history in Indonesia and is believed to go back to the mid-1800s. This technique has been found good for both the fish and the rice leading to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13479

Aug 11 2016

Integrated fish-chicken in Tanzania

Photo credit: Emmanuel Godfrey and Mashaka (Tanzania) Review:  Emmanuel Godfrey, Mashaka Shabani, Hamady Makorwa and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The inserted picture shows an integrated farm located at Morogoro, Mkuranga  District (East coast of Tanzania) in where chicken and fish are integrated. All-male tilapia and African catfish are the species …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13455

Jul 31 2016

Culture of “Mola” in rice fields in Bangladesh

Photos’ credit: World Fish Center Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Mola (Amblypharyngodon mola) is a small indigenous fish that do exist in household ponds and natural waters in Bangladesh. In addition to its content of animal protein, mola is rich in vitamin A (20 times higher than commonly …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13437

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