Diseases and their control in aquaculture system

George, K C (1998) Diseases and their control in aquaculture system. In: Kadalekum Kanivukal (Bounties of the Sea). Ravindran, K and Srinath, Krishna and Kunjipalu, K K and Sasikumar, V,(eds.) CIFT, Cochin, pp. 84-90.

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Abstract

The importance of aquaculture to the population of India is well known. There is considerable scope for improving the fish protein resources by resorting to intensive and scientific methods of aquaculture. Aquaculture helps to augment production and provides gainful employment to people. In this system, fish is stocked in culture farms at a high density and given artificial feeds. Unnaturally high population favours the spread of diseases. Disease is one of the most serious problems in aquaculture. The frequency and severity of disease outbreaks have increased with the intensification of aquaculture.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Diseases; Disease control; aquaculture system
Subjects:Aquaculture
Fish and Fisheries > Fish Disease
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
ID Code:4633
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:24 Sep 2010 10:59
Last Modified:24 Sep 2010 10:59

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