Economic Evaluation of Paddy-Prawn Integrated Farming in Kerala

Sathiadhas, R and Panikkar, K K P and Satyavan, U K and Jacob, T (1989) Economic Evaluation of Paddy-Prawn Integrated Farming in Kerala. Seafood Export Journal, 21 (11). pp. 9-21.


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    Coastal aquaculture has been receiving much importance during the last two cades due to the tremendous potential it has in augmenting prawn and fish production and increastng employment opportunities to the rural coastal fisherfolk. Farming in brackish waters and backwaters has bee~ in vogue for ages in several areas in the country especially in Kerala, Karnataka, Goa and West Bengal (Alikunhi 1978, Silas 1978). An area extending to about 6,000 hactares of low lying coastal region in Kerala is utilised for paddy-cumprawn culture. The 'Gazani' farms of Karnataka have an area of 2,300 hactares mainly in NorthCanaradistrict. Herein the brackish waters near to the coast, prawn! fish culture is carried out along with salt production while in the interior areas paddy-cum- fish culture is practiced.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Economic Evaluation; Paddy-Prawn Integrated Farming; Kerala
    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: 26 Oct 2010 08:53
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:34

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