Role of women in Indian shrimp farming

Gopalakrishnan, A. (1996) Role of women in Indian shrimp farming. Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly, 19(4), pp. 16-18.

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Abstract

Women in India are involved in various facets of shrimp (Penaeus monodon; Penaeus indicus) farming, including pond construction, seed collection, collection of feed materials and preparation of feeds, pond maintenance and post-harvest handling. This study indicates that 40% of laborers involved in shrimp farm construction are women. The various roles of women in shrimp farming are also described.

Item Type: Article
Title: Role of women in Indian shrimp farming
Personal Creator/Author:
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Gopalakrishnan, A.
Journal or Publication Title: Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly
Volume: 19
Number: 4
Page Range: pp. 16-18
Date: 1996
ISSN: 0116-290X
Issuing Agency: WorldFish Center
Uncontrolled Keywords: Women; Shrimp culture; Sociological aspects; India
Subjects: Aquaculture
Item ID: 9211
Depositing User: Mr William Ko
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2012 08:25
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2012 08:25
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/9211

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