Economics of milkfish culture in the Philippines
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This paper discusses the costs and returns of three phases in milkfish culture as practiced in the Philippines namely: nursery; stunting or retarding the growth of milkfish fingerlings; and modular culture system. The economic indicators used are average rate of return or return on investment and payback period. The economic analysis was based on experiments undertaken at the Leganes Research Station of SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department and verified in three sites located in the provinces of Negros Occidental (2 sites) and Cebu (1 site).
Agbayani, R.F. (1990). Economics of milkfish culture in the Philippines. In: Tanaka, H., Uwate, K.R., Juario, J.V., Lee, C.S., Foscarini, R. (eds.). Proceedings of the Regional Workshop on Milkfish Culture Development in the South Pacific, 21-25 November 1988, Tarawa, Kiribati (pp. 101-108). Suva, Fiji: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, South Pacific Aquaculture Development Project.
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