Rao, P Vedavyasa (1987) Penaeid prawn culture at Valappu village near Cochin - An Experience. Proceedings of the Symposium on management of coastal aquaculture and oceanic resources of Andamans . pp. 88-91.
The paper presents a success story of a village welfare scciety comisting of Harijans of village Valappu in Kerala which was adopted under lab to land programme for transfer of technology on prawn culture. The members have not only adopted rice cum prawn culture on the reclaimed area but are also producing coconuts and vegetables on the raised bunds made for impounding the back water. The success of this experiment has generated considerable interest in tbe nciRhbourhood farmers to take up prawn cultu re in their field . This study shows that organized prawn culture can also be practiced in tbe Andamans.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Penaeid prawn culture; Valappu; Cochin|
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension|
CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||23 Feb 2011 11:06|
|Last Modified:||31 May 2012 13:38|
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