aquaculture and agriculture Articles

  • Top 5 Sustainable Farmed Fish & Seafood

    One of the major pushes towards 100% sustainable farmed fish and seafood across the globe is the possibility for increased food production without increasing used natural resources. With new technological advances in aquaculture and agriculture, farmed seafood is losing its undeserved bad reputation and emerging as the new environmentally friendly and healthy option for seafood enthusiasts. Here ...


    By Osmo Systems

  • Utilization of inland saline water for Spirulina cultivation

    An attempt was made to assess the suitability of the inland saline water of Rohtak (Haryana) for mass cultivation of Spirulina platensis, a salt loving cyanobacterium. Cultivation of S. platensis was performed in indoor and outdoor culture units. The investigation revealed that the yield of biomass in de-calcified inland saline water was comparable to the yield obtained in synthetic ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Installation in Taiwan - Case Study

    On May 2017 we have installed our water treatment system (SPB30) on a farm located in Linbian near Pingtung, Taiwan. The installation was done in cooperation with Agritech Asia Company. A company that specialized in importing advanced new technologies from Europe and Israel in the field of aquaculture and agriculture. The site where we installed our system consist of 1000m3 pond, 230.000 1 ...


    By BioFishency

  • Pond fertilization / Aquaculture

    Just as fish need good water quality conditions to thrive, they also need an abundant supply of food to grow. We can provide food for our fish in two different ways: We can give them “artificial” feeds that are prepared either commercially or at home, or we can ensure that they have an abundance of natural foods by using fertilizers to increase pond productivity. In either case, it is ...


    By Fishward

  • Land-Based Aquaculture: Seven Tips for Investing Successfully

    According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, aquaculture has become the world’s fastest growing food-producing industry, currently producing over 50 percent of consumed seafood worldwide. Out of all existing aquaculture methods, Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS), a land-based aquaculture technology, offers significant advantages. What is a Land-Based Aquaculture ...

  • State of the Art Information on Mangrove Ecosystems in Indonesia

    Status and Trends of Mangroves in Indonesia GENERAL CONDITION OF MANGROVES IN INDONESIA Indonesia is a tropical archipelago with coastlines measuring a total length of 95,181 km, making it the country with the fourth longest coastline in the world (EarthTrends WRI, 2003, and Rompas, RM.2009). All along the coast are the estuaries of rivers great and small that flow the whole year round ...


    By Wetlands International

  • The advantages and disadvantages of culturing fish.

    The advantages and disadvantages of culturing fish. Experts develop practical recommendations for decision-makers, scientists and producers for a sustainable development of Mediterranean aquaculture. Human demand for fish is growing steadily. With fisheries decreasing worldwide, aquaculture is becoming an important socio-economic alternative and a source of proteins and healthy oils. ...

  • Sea Grant's role: sharing with the community the goal of fostering ecologically-sound, and economically-viable, aquaculture

    US aquaculture is one of the fastest growing segments of US agriculture; however, as aquaculture expands, a number of environmental, regulatory, and socioeconomic concerns threaten to constrain further development of the industry. This presents unique challenges to the Sea Grant network. Although Sea Grant encourages the commercial development of aquaculture, it must work with local communities ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • How to develop organic agriculture through fertilizer manufacturing equipment

    ?Fertilizer manufacturing equipment processes organic wastes from agricultural production into organic fertilizers, and re-invests them in agriculture to realize the recycling of agricultural system. Organic agriculture is the combination of cultivation and aquaculture, as far as possible in agricultural production using waste processed into organic fertilizer, reduce production costs. Organic ...

  • Why Shrimp Farming? OsmoBot’s Story

    Our Mission We believe that to save our oceans, we need to allow shrimp farming to outcompete with wild capture in terms of quality, taste, sustainability, and price. Who We Are Zach Stein (CEO) and James Regulinski (CTO) met when they were four years old. They have been best friends ever since. Zach’s path towards building tech for shrimp farming began after he graduated from college, ...


    By Osmo Systems

  • Algae for Fertilizer

    As early as 1949, Spoehr and Milner (1) suggested that mass culture of algae would help to overcome global protein shortages. The basis for their optimism was that algae had a crude protein content in excess of 50 per cent and a biomass productivity of the order of 25 tons/ha/year. Ironically, in spite of the lamentably low per capita protein supplies in many parts of the world, mass cultivation ...


    By Algae Production Systems

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