Homestead fish pond and the environment in Nigeria.
In: 13th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
, 3-8 November 1996
, New Bussa, Nigeria.
Homestead fish culture is a recent innovation for mass production of fish at backyard in Nigeria. The processes of pond construction often have resulted in soil disturbances, vegetation losses, and creation of new aquatic environment. The paper discusses homestead ponds in Nigeria, their potential impact on the environment which includes erosion, over flooding, pest and disease, accident risk, undesired fossil fuel production, vegetation destruction and fish genetic conservation, strategies for environmental management in relation to pond construction are suggested
Conference or Workshop Item
||Homestead fish pond and the environment in Nigeria
||13th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
||New Bussa, Nigeria
||3-8 November 1996
||Fisheries Society of Nigeria
||Nigeria; environmental effects; fish culture; pond culture
Ms Maria Kalentsists
||13 Jul 2010 09:51
||29 Sep 2011 16:56
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