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The aquaponic farmer : a complete guide to building and operating a commercial aquaponic system

Author: Adrian Southern; Whelm King
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2017] ©2017
Series: Canadian Books Collection
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aquaponic farming--raising fish and vegetables together commercially--is the most promising innovation for a sustainable, profitable, localized food system. Until now, systems have largely focused on warm-water fish such as tilapia. A lack of reliable information for raising fish and vegetables in the cool climates of North America and Europe has been a major stumbling block. The Aquaponic Farmer is the game  Read more...
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Southern, Adrian, 1982-
Aquaponic farmer.
Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2017]
(OCoLC)974677101
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Southern; Whelm King
ISBN: 9781550926521 1550926527 1771422475 9781771422475
OCLC Number: 1015955446
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface : a world without weeds --
Introduction : the state of the world --
1. What is aquaponics? --
2. The RCA system --
3. Principles of system design --
4. Constructing the RCA system --
5. Tools of the trade --
6. Managing the ecosystem --
7. Cycling the system --
8. Raising fish --
9. Plant production --
10. Plant diseases and pests --
11. Standard operating procedures and protocols --
12. Marketing and sales --
13. Creating a business plan.
Series Title: Canadian Books Collection
Responsibility: Adrian Southern & Whelm King.

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The Aquaponic Farmer is a complete practical guide to understanding, constructing, and operating a family-farm scale commercial cold-water aquaponic system for raising trout and vegetables. It  Read more...

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