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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.

Aug 29 2014

Culture of the red algae, Kappaphycus seaweed in Vietnam

Photo credit: Ahmad Yousef alqarain (Jordan) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) In 1993, Kappaphycus alvarezii seaweed was the first time to be cultured at experimental bases in Son Hai lagoon, Vietnam. Since then, the culture of this species steadily expanded and turned to an economic activity from 1995 onward especially in the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11612

Aug 19 2014

Use of moderately-saline shrimp discharge in flood irrigating sorghum crop in Arizona

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The integration between aquaculture and agriculture has been successfully practiced especially when the integrating components are compatible assuming the economic viability and the environmental merit of such system. The integration of inland, low-salinity shrimp farming with traditional agriculture in Arizona provided …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11545

Jul 29 2014

Integrated agriculture-aquaculture project (IAA) in Kagera, Tanzania

This project has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2014 in the “Fish Culture Development – Africa training course” which is hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The proposed location of this project is Kagera, Tanzania. The project document covered …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11222

Jun 11 2014

Chicken houses and piggeries in Bamessig Fish Station (Cameroon)

Credit: Innocent Zambou (Cameroon) The two photos were taken at the Bamessing Fish Station, Cameroon. The main fish species cultured in the station are Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) and common carp (Cyprinus carpio). One of the photos shows the chicken house which targets to get chicken manure for fish ponds while …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10985

May 01 2014

Culture of Nile tilapia in integration with poultry in Kisarawe, Tanzania

Credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania) The two photos show fish ponds which are privately owned and located in Kisarawe district coastal Region, Tanzania. There are eight ponds of 20 x 25 meters each. Ponds are stocked with Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. The buildings shown in the photos is are chicken houses in which chicken are grown …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10771

Sep 26 2013

Desert aquaculture: Integration of intensive tilapia culture and horticulture crops in Egypt – Video

Credit: Mohamed El Gazzar (Egypt) This project is is located in Mullak Valley, Ismaelia, Egypt. This integrated project has two main components; fish and horticulture. The total acreage of the project is 8 hectares. Fish production component includes four 250-m3 tanks of 130 cm water depth. One of which, is allocated for the production of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=9320

Nov 26 2012

Rwanda – integrated fish-rabbit farming – in French

Credit: Leandre Ndahayo (Rwanda) Les étangs ci –contre sont a la fin de leurs construction et les membres de la cooperative suggerent le  type d’élevage semi- extensive avec la fertilization naturelle d’où la construction des clapiers. Après la construction des clapiers  la cooperative achète les lapins de race améliorée pour la féritilisation des étangs; au depart …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=7520

Aug 18 2012

Integrated fish farming and rabbit culture in Rwanda

Credit: Emmanuel Hahirwabasenga and Rwigiriza Augustin Kanimba (Rwanda) The photos show an individually owned fish farm whereas the integration of fish farming and rabbit is practiced. The organic manure produced by rabbits is used to enhance the natural food in fish pond and hence improve the nutritional status as well as the economics of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=5230

May 29 2012

The integration between laying hens and aquaculture in Burundi

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) This photos shows a hen house  over a fish pond at Isale fish farming  station. In total there are three hen houses  over fish ponds in which laying hens are holds. Hens manure and a part of poultry feed which falls on the floor of the poultry house are considered the source of fish nutrition in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=3650

Mar 10 2012

Desert aquaculture for Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus integrated with agricultural crops in Egypt- Part 3- water quality management

Credit: Mohamed El Gazaar (Egypt) Supply of water, aeration and removal of solid wastes As shown in the photo the supply of water is done at an angle of 45o. Placing the aerators at the same angle helps to circulate and move tank water in one direction which will lead to better oxygenation of tank …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=2851

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