Recent Submissions

  • Extension and training programs in support of tilapia farming in the Philippines 

    Tayamen, Melchor M. (Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development, 1987)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), now a staff bureau of the Department of Agriculture (DA), is an agency mandated to look after the national development and management of the fishing industry. It ...
  • Handling and processing of tilapia 

    Guevara, Gloria (Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development, 1987)
    Tilapia is a very promising aquaculture species with the development of the aquaculture industry. The commercial value of tilapia varies greatly with size in certain countries like Israel and Africa. In Southeast Asia, ...
  • Marketability of tilapia in Metro Manila 

    Abello, Claro (Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development, 1987)
    The Nile tilapia (Tilapia nilotica) is now accepted in Metro Manila market. The past ten years have shown an increasing trend in the marketability of tilapia. From a price of P5.00 per kilo in 1976, tilapia is now selling ...
  • Tilapia marketing in Metro Manila 

    Raneses, Jr., Benjamin S. (Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development, 1987)
    The culture of tilapia in the Philippines has spread across the country. Tilapia production is increasing as reflected in the volume of tilapia unloaded in major fish landings in the country. In Metro Manila, where a large ...
  • Culture studies on Tilapia sp. under saline conditions at the Brackishwater Aquaculture Center 

    Fortes, Romeo D. (Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development, 1987)
    This paper reviews the various researches on tilapia at the BAC with the purpose of disseminating the information so far generated and identifying the gaps in tilapia research under saline conditions. Primary studies on ...
  • Commercial production of tilapia in freshwater ponds and cages in the Philippines 

    Guerrero III, Rafael D. (Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development, 1987)
    This paper reviews the state-of-the-art of Nile tilapia production on a commercial scale in Philippine freshwater ponds and cages. Culture practices and problems are also discussed. Commercial production of tilapia as ...
  • Improved tilapia strains through broodstock development in the Philippines 

    Abella, Tereso A. (Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development, 1987)
    Increased tilapia production can be attained in several ways. It can be achieved through development of better diets, proper stocking densities, increasing cultural inputs, efficient management practices, etc. but yields ...
  • Tilapia Farming: Proceedings of the First National Symposium and Workshop on Tilapia Farming, PCARRD, Los Baños, Laguna, November 24-26, 1986 

    Guerrero III, Rafael D.; de Guzman, Dalisay L.; Lantican, Cecilia M. (Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development, 1987)
  • Tilapia hatchery and nursery systems: Operation and management 

    Bautista, Antonio M. (Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources; Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1987)
    The successful and profitable production of Tilapia nilotica in ponds or cages is predominantly influenced by the environment and hereditary traits of the stock. Therefore, stocking of high quality fingerlings is a major ...