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Lettuce (Lactuca sativa); a common plant in aquaponic system

Many plants have been successfully tested in aquaponic systems in which fish wastes provide the nutrients which are required by the plants in the system. These plants may include lettuce, pepper, tomatoes, kale, broccoli and others. However, lettuce as a leafy plant is widely used in most aquaponic systems. The advantage of lettuce in such …

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Vegetable production in a recirculating aquaponic system using Nile tilapia with and without freshwater prawn  

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Note: The information below has been distilled from the reference paper   The photo shows a pilot aquaponic unit installed at, the University of Arizona (Tucson), (USA). The study was conducted and included three species of leafy vegetables that are namely …

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