The Principles and Methods of Soil and Water Conservation

Principles and Methods of Soil and Water Conservation

Soil not only provides anchorage to plants but all nutrients and water are absorbed into the plants through the soil. Therefore, all cultural practices in crop production are directed towards improvement and maintenance of the physical condition of the soil so as to create favorable condition for the growth and development of the crop plants. Water is indispensable for growth and development of plants, too much or too little water, decide between success or failure of  crop production enterprise. In this unit you would treat the different methods of soil…...

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Factors to Consider Before Starting a Fish Farming Business

Factors to Consider Before Starting a Fish Farming Business

Fish Farming is one of the main aquaculture farming practices of most farmers across the globe prefer because it is profitable and creates a better business opportunity. Making money in fish farming is easy but with a price! You have to be exceptionally careful when starting a fish farm and follow the right procedure which will make you succeed. Factors to consider before starting a fish farming business include all the circumstances, details, facts, determinants and influences that contribute to successful fish farming. Whether you are already into fish farming…

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An Estimate on the Cost of Raising 1,000 Fishes to Market Size

How to Prevent Cannibalism in a Fish Pond

The estimate of how much you will spend on 1,000 fishes depends on so many factors. These include the type housing (whether concrete or earthen pond) the type of feeds used (whether important or local) and feeding and all other management procedures. It also depend on the size you want them to reach before harvesting them. However for them to reach an average weight 1kg,you are likely to have spent between 150 and 200 per fish, so, you can multiply this by number of fish you want to produce so…

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