Performance of mono-sex tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in rice field with different ditch size uri icon

abstract

  • The effects of ditch size on growth and production of mono-sex tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in rain fed concurrent riceĆ¢??fish system were technically and economically evaluated for a period of 4 months. Three different ditch sizes were tried: 5%, 10% and 15% of the total cultivable rice field. It is concluded that riceĆ¢??fish farming in a rain fed ecosystem of Bangladesh with medium ditch size and stocking density of 5000 ha-1 mono-sex tilapia can achieve better economic return

publication date

  • 2015
  • 2015