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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
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Built around a proven 120' greenhouse system operable by one person, the book distills vast experience and complete step-by-step guidance for starting and running a cold-water aquaponics business. Coverage includes a primer on cold-water aquaponics; pros and cons of different systems; complete design and construction of a deep water culture system; recommended and optional equipment and tools; system management,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Southern, Adrian, 1982-, author.
Aquaponic farmer.:
Gabriola, BC : New Society Publishers, 2017.
(CaOONL)20179048511
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Southern; Whelm King
ISBN: 9780865718586 086571858X
OCLC Number: 1080196912
Description: xx, 283 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface : A world without weeds --
Introduction : The state of the world --
Chapter 1. What is aquaponics? --
Chapter 2. The RCA system --
Chapter 3. Principles of system design --
Chapter 4. Constructing the RCA system --
Chapter 5. Tools of the trade --
Chapter 6. Managing the ecosystem --
Chapter 7. Cycling the system --
Chapter 8. Raising fish --
Chapter 9. Plant production --
Chapter 10. Plant diseases and pests --
Chapter 11. Standard operating procedures and protocols --
Chapter 12. Marketing and sales --
Chapter 13. Creating a business plan.
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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