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Author Boyd, Claude E.

Title Bottom soils, sediment, and pond aquaculture / Claude E. Boyd
Published New York : Chapman & Hall, [1995]


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 W'BOOL  639.311 Boy/Bss  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Atomic Weights -- Customary Metric Conversion Factors -- 1. Soils in Pond Aquaculture -- 2. Physical, Chemical, and Mineralogical Properties of Soils -- 3. Soil Nutrients -- 4. Exchange of Dissolved Substances between Soil and Water -- 5. Soil Organic Matter and Aerobic Respiration -- 6. Soil Organic Matter, Anaerobic Respiration, and Oxidation-Reduction -- 7. Sediment -- 8. Relationships to Aquatic Animal Production -- 9. Pond Bottom Management -- 10. Pond Bottom Soil Analyses
Summary This book elucidates the vital but often neglected relationship between bottom soil and water quality. An understanding of this important connection is essential for maintaining water quality within optimum ranges for shrimp and fish. It is the first volume to provide information on topics from soil science essential to pond aquaculture. The impact of soil-water interactions on water quality is examined, and the volume provides important methods for enhancing the soil conditions in ponds
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Pond aquaculture.
Pond sediments.
Pond soils.
LC no. 94044496
ISBN 0412069415