Fish to combat weed menace in water bodies The Hindu Business Line dated 7th December 2016

CMFRI, Library (2016) Fish to combat weed menace in water bodies The Hindu Business Line dated 7th December 2016. The Hindu Business Line.

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    At a time when the excessive growth of aquatic weeds is posing a threat to the ecosystem of the fresh water resources, Ernakulam Krisjhi Vigyan Kendra of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute has launched an initiative of growing fishes in the ponds to tackle the weed menace. The KVK started the innovative technology of growing grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella), a fresh water fish which consumes the aquatic weeds as feeds, to eliminate the aquatic weeds from the fresh water resources. It consumes the weeds as feeds up to the extent of 2 to 3 times of its body weight.

    Item Type: Other
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Newspaper; News; CMFRI in Media
    Subjects: CMFRI News Clippings
    Divisions: Library & Documentation
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2016 08:46
    Last Modified: 09 Dec 2016 10:21
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/11323

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