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A Hand Book of Fish Farming

S C Agrawal (Author)
Synopsis Contents: Preface. I. Introduction. II. Culturable fish: 1. Desirable characteristics in a cultured organism. 2. Fresh water fishes. 3. Salt water fishes. 4. Exotic fishes. 5. Major carps. III. Fish breeding: 1. Type of breeding. 2. Fish seed collection from natural resources. 3. Construction of fish seed farm. 4. Fish seed production by induced breeding. 5. Hatchings. 6. Rearing of spawn. 7. Assessment of quantity. 8. Size for stocking and harvesting. 9. Quality of fish seed. 10. Transport of fish seed. IV. Management of fish pond: 1. Introduction. 2. Aquatic plants and their control. 3. Fish enemies and their control. 4. Fish diseases and their control. 5. Manuring of ponds. 6. Food and feeding of culturable fishes. 7. Nourshing capacity of ponds. 8. Fish upkeep and maintenance of ponds. V. Economics of fish culture and integrated fish farming: 1. Economics of composite fish culture. 2. Fish-cum-paddy culture. 3. Fish-cum-poultry farming. 4. Fish-cum-duck farming. 5. Fish-cum-pig farming. 6. Fish-cum-dairy farming. 7. Fish-cum-horticulture. 8. Fresh water prawn culture. 9. Monoculture of brackish water fish. 10. Composite brackish water fish culture. 11. Poly culture (fish cum prawn). 12. Magur fish culture. 13. Ornamental fish hatchery. Bibliography.
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About the author

S C Agrawal

Dr. S.C. Agrawal, the author of the book on "Diseases of Pigeonpea' is Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology) and Dean, JNKVV, R.A.K. College of Agriculture, Sehore, Madhya Pradesh, India. He did his M.Sc. Ag. In Plant Pathology from Vikram University, Ujjain in 1963 and Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from J.N. Krishi Vishwa Vidhalaya, Jabalpur in 1985. He has put more than 38 years off experience of teaching, research and extension work in various capacities of which 31 years have been devoted to research on diseases of pulse crops, specially pigeonpea, lentil, chickpea, mungbean and urdbean. Dr. Agrawal has published more than 100 research papers in national and international journals, nine book chapters/review papers, three bibliographies, three technical bulletins and several extension articles. He is author of two books, Diseases of greengram and blackgram and Diseases of lentil. He has guided several post-graduate students for their thesis work and has presented more than 60 research papers in national and international symposia/seminars/workshops/conferences etc. Dr. Agrawal has contributed substantially in releasing disease resistant and high yielding varieties of pulse crops like JG 11, JG 16, JG 130, JAKI 9218 of chickpea, JL 3 of lentil and JA 4 of pigeonpea. He is the life member of Indian Phytopathological Society. New Delhi and regular member of several scientific societies specially Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development, Kanpur; Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Udaipur; Plant Protection Association of India etc. Dr. Agrawal has been honoured by the “ISPRD Recongnition Award 2001” for his outstanding contribution in the field of pulses research and development. He is the member of several committees of national level and is a well known Pulse Pathologist of the country. His work on diseases of pigeonpea and lentil is well recognized.

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Bibliographic information

Title A Hand Book of Fish Farming
Author S C Agrawal
Format Hardcover
Date published: 24.03.2008
Edition Reprint
Language: English
isbn 8185375941
length x+134p.