Assembling a Small Scale Aquaponics System

Jephi, Ann Mary and Vipinkumar, V P and Athira, P V and Jeethumol, T J (2017) Assembling a Small Scale Aquaponics System. In: Theeranaipunya III – Scaling up Fisher Youth Domains in Cognitive Development. ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 411-414.


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    An Aquaponics is the integration of traditional aquaculture with hydroponics. Commercial aquaponics uses methods and equipment from both the hydroponics and aquaculture industries. Effluents from aquatic animals are used by plants as food. In the process, the plants purify water for the aquatic animals. The fish waste provides an organic food source for the plants and the plants act as a natural filter. This nitrogen cycle is at the heart of aquaponics.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: aquaponics
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 07:22
    Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 07:22

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