Essays about: "Aquaculture"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 48 essays containing the word Aquaculture.

  1. 11. Vermicompost for reduction of vegetable waste - and a possible means to produce fish feed in aquaponic systems?

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Lisa Sandell; [2014]
    Keywords : aquaculture; earthworm protein ; fish feed; recycling strategies ; vermiculture;

    Abstract : Aquaponics is a food production system consisting of a consecutive cultivation of plants and aquatic animals, fish or shellfish, in recirculating water. The plants feed on the nutritious effluents from the fish tank and bacteria converts ammonia from the fish tank into nitrate that is absorbed by the plants. READ MORE

  2. 12. Aquaculture effluents as fertilizer in hydroponic cultivation : a case study comparing nutritional and microbiological properties

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Johan Lund; [2014]
    Keywords : Organic hydroponic; Aquaponic; Aquaculture; Plant nutrition; Microbial horticulture;

    Abstract : This paper evaluates the prospects for utilizing aquaculture effluents as a nutrient source in organic hydroponic, as is the case in aquaponics. The development of organic hydroponics is dependent on replacing synthetic fertilizers with organically derived nutrients, such as those found in aquaculture effluents. READ MORE

  3. 13. Innovating Out of the Fishmeal Trap - A case study on how niche conditions in the Norwegian aquafeed sector led to the development of a sustainable technology with global potential

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jonathan Moy de Vitry; [2013-07-03]
    Keywords : innovation systems; production regimes; sustainable innovation; multi-level perspective; technological change; dynamic formulation technology;

    Abstract : MSc in Innovation and Industrial Management.... READ MORE

  4. 14. Tissue distribution of Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors in salmon fish (Salmo salar L.)

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Food Science

    Author : Carlota Gimeno Zafón; [2013]
    Keywords : PPAR; Atlantic salmon; fatty acid; PCR; ; qPCR; ; RT-PCR;

    Abstract : Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptors (PPARs) are ligand-inducible transcription factors, that can be activated by both dietary fatty acids and their metabolic derivates in the body, as by eicosanoids, hypolipidemic agents or antidiabetic drugs. To date three PPAR isotypes have been identified in mammals, birds, and amphibians, termed PPARα, PPARγ, and PPARβ/δ. READ MORE

  5. 15. An Investigation Of Development Pathways For An Economically Viable Seafarm Cultivation At The Kosterfjorden, Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Jean-Baptiste Thomas; [2013]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : New opportunities for sustainable economic development have emerged from the transdisciplinary collaboration of aquaculture and biotechnology. As a response to the European Commission’s call for a European Bioeconomy, SEAFARM, a five-year program pending funding from FORMAS, aims to develop a sustainable aquaculture as a milieu for and in support of further research in blue biotechnology in five collaborating institutions in Sweden. READ MORE