This integration approach has been adopted by some horticulture farms such as gouva and banana. Economic indications are promising. Fertile water when used in horticulture farm would reduced the demand for chemical fertilizers and hence improve the economics of the horticulture farm. In fact, if the right match between fish biomass and horticulture acreage, this could be a step towards organic fruits assuming there is a good market for. If drip or spray irrigation are in place, mechanical filteration of pond water will be required in order to avoid the blogging of spray nozzle as shown in one of the attached photos.
Nov 05 2011
Tilapia farming in water reservoirs of horticulture farms in Egypt
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