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


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

Avnimelech, Yoram.

World Aquaculture Society


272 pages



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.

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Date:Dec 1, 2012
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