Okoye, F.C. and Mbagwu, I.G.
Duckweed (Lemna paucicostata Heglem ex Engle) in the diet of tilapia (Sarotherodon galilaeus).
In: 4th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
, 26-29 November, 1985
, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.
The growth of Sarotherodon galilaeus fingerlings fed with test diet of 33% crude protein and containing 10% duckweed was compared with standard KLRI/40/6 feed of 40% crude protein. From an initial mean weight of 1.18gm and 1.17gm, the fingerlings in the test diet and control respectively grew to a final mean weight of 2.17gm and 1.98gm after seven weeks. With mean growth rate of 2.02% and 1.65% of their body weight per day respectively for the test diet and the control, it was obvious that the test diet was better and had a higher food conversion than the control. The duckweed must have therefore, supplied some essential amino acids to the test diet thereby making it a higher quality feed
Conference or Workshop Item
||Duckweed (Lemna paucicostata Heglem ex Engle) in the diet of tilapia (Sarotherodon galilaeus)
||4th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
||26-29 November, 1985
||Fisheries Society of Nigeria
||Nigeria; artificial feeding; diets; fish culture; proteins; Sarotherodon galilaeus
Ms Maria Kalentsists
||19 May 2010 15:14
||29 Sep 2011 17:29
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