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THE CONTRIBUTION OF MEDICINAL PLANTS TO TILAPIA AQUACULTURE

Tilapia is the most farmed tropical fish species in the world. The emergence of diseases has led to significant loss to tilapia aquaculture over the years. Medicinal plants have been known for use in treating some human diseases and studied in aquaculture to find safe and eco-friendly compounds that are …

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AN ASSESSMENT OF POST-HARVEST FISH LOSSES AND PRESERVATION PRACTICES IN SIAVONGA DISTRICT, SOUTHERN ZAMBIA : COMPARISON BETWEEN AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES

Fish is an extremely perishable food product which requires proper handling soon after harvest. The present study was aimed at assessing post-harvest fish losses and preservation practices in Siavonga district, Southern Zambia.  The results of the study revealed that all the fishers experienced post-harvest fish losses at varying degrees with …

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