INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING IN THE FISHERIES SECTOR
MANUAL ON POLYCULTURE AND INTEGRATED FISH FARMING IN BANGLADESH
M. MOKHLESUR RAHMAN
DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES, GOVERNMENT OF BANGLADESH
UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
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Topic 1 PRINCIPLES OF FISH PRODUCTION IN PONDS
Topic 2 FISH PRODUCTION WITH POLYCULTURE
2.1 CONCEPT OF POLYCULTURE
2.2 INTENSITY OF CULTURE PRACTICES
2.2.1 Extensive culture
2.2.2 Semi-intensive culture
2.2.3 Intensive culture
2.3 POND MANAGEMENT
2.3.1 Pre-stocking management
2.3.2 Stocking management
2.3.3 Post stocking management
2.4 RECORD KEEPING AND ECONOMICS
Topic 3 INTEGRATED FISH FARMING SYSTEM IN BANGLADESH
3.1 CONCEPT AND POTENTIAL OF INTEGRATED FISH FARMING
3.2 FISH FARMING INTEGRATED WITH LIVESTOCK
3.2.1 Fish cum Poultry System
22.214.171.124 Fish sub-system in integrated farming
126.96.36.199 Chicken sub-system
188.8.131.52 Duck sub-system
3.3 RECORD KEEPING AND ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF INTEGRATED FISH-CUM-POULTRY/DUCK FARMING
Topic 4 HAZARD MANAGEMENT
4.1 OXYGEN DEPLETION
4.2 EMBANKMENT PROBLEMS
4.3 POUCHING OF FISH
4.5 AQUATIC VEGETATION
4.7 WATER LEVEL FLUCTUATION
4.8 FISH DISEASES AND DISEASE CONTROL