Printer Friendly

Biofloc technology; a practical guide book, 2d ed.

9781888807219

Biofloc technology; a practical guide book, 2d ed.

Avnimelech, Yoram.

World Aquaculture Society

2012

272 pages

$70.00

SH135

Avnimelech (emeritus, agricultural engineering, the Technion, Israel) explains to practitioners and researchers a technology that was developed during the middle 1990s to raise the productivity of aquaculture, keep the system expenses down, avoid damaging the environment, and conserve water and other resources. Among his topics are microbial processes and communities relevant to aquaculture, feeding with bioflocs, optimizing microbial activity in extensive ponds, aeration placement, and pond construction. The second edition adds contributed chapters on shrimp production, feed pellets, and biology. No index is provided.

([c] Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)

COPYRIGHT 2012 Book News, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2012 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Reference & Research Book News
Article Type:Book review
Date:Dec 1, 2012
Words:110
Previous Article:IPM in practice; principles and methods of integrated pest management, 2d ed.
Next Article:Nanotechnology in Australia; showcase of early career research.
Topics:

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters