Best Reference Books – Aquaculture Nutrition and Pest Management

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Aquaculture Nutrition and Pest Management subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Aquaculture Nutrition and Pest Management along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Aquaculture Nutrition and Pest Management subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Aquaculture Nutrition and Pest Management" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Emerging Technologies for Promoting Food Security: Overcoming the World Food Crisis (Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition)” by Chandra Madramootoo

“Emerging Technologies for Promoting Food Security: Overcoming the World Food Crisis (Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition)” Book Review: The book covers the rising energy prices, increased biofuel use, water scarcity and the rising world population, all factors that directly affect worldwide food security. It discusses the emerging technologies for plant and animal food security. It also analyzes the policy issues affecting food security.

2. “Pest Management and Phytosanitary Trade Barri” by Neil Heather and Guy J Hallman
3. “Insect Bioecology and Nutrition for Integrated Pest Management” by José R P Parra and Antônio Ricardo Panizzi

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“Insect Bioecology and Nutrition for Integrated Pest Management” Book Review: The book introduces us to how insects deal with nutritional and non-nutritional compounds, and how these compounds influence their biology in evolutionary time. It covers the basic bioecology and insect nutrition, artificial diets, insect/plant interactions, insect symbionts etc. This book is specifically written for graduate students and professionals in entomology. The chapters are written based on the research that was done in Brazil. The readers get enough data from the complexity and diversity of the neotropics so that they can translate the information in this book to their specific conditions.

4. “Energy in Plant Nutrition and Pest Control” by Zane R Helsel

“Energy in Plant Nutrition and Pest Control” Book Review: The book focuses on the energy involved in plant nutrition and pest control for crop production. It tells us that fossil fuel energy is used to produce fertilizers and pesticides and is evaluated along with the amount, distribution and use of these fertilizers and pesticides throughout the world. The use of organic wastes and biological nitrogen fixation are discussed in the book. It also covers the methods for the conservation of nutrients and pesticides.

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5. “Nutrient Deficiencies of Field Crop: Guide to Diagnosis and Management” by Prakash Kumar and Manoj Kumar Sharma

“Nutrient Deficiencies of Field Crop: Guide to Diagnosis and Management” Book Review: The book tells us that nutrient imbalance in soils is an emerging threat to sustainable agriculture. It gives us the information that intensive cultivation, use of poor quality groundwater, depletion of soil organic matter and excessive use of fertilizers are major reasons for poor soil fertility worldwide. The book includes 600 colour photographs and is a visual field identification guide for symptoms of most common nutrient deficiencies in field crops, covering all their stages of occurrence.

6. “Feed Management in Intensive Aquaculture” by Stephen Goddard

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“Feed Management in Intensive Aquaculture” Book Review: This book gives the readers the information about the management and use of formulated feeds in intensive fish and shrimp culture. The focus of the book is on the use of commercially pro­duced feeds in intensive production systems. The book covers all the practical issues that will be of equal interest to those fish farmers who make their own feeds and to those who use formulated feeds in less intensive systems. The aim of the book is to aid decision making by fish farm managers in areas of feeding policy.

7. “Nutrition and Utilization Technology in Aquaculture” by Chhorn Lim and David J Sessa

“Nutrition and Utilization Technology in Aquaculture” Book Review: This book covers the current knowledge on nutrient requirements and effects of deficiencies on commercially important aquaculture species. All this information affects the development of more cost-effective feeds, the increased use of and market demand for agricultural etc. It also covers the aqua-cultural products and by-products, and the potential for decreased pollution. The book is useful for students, nutritionists, food technologists, feed formulators and manufacturers, oilseed producers and aquaculturists.

8. “Nutrition and Feeding of Fish” by Tom Lovell

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“Nutrition and Feeding of Fish” Book Review: The book is written for students, scientists, practicing nutritionists, and aquaculturists. It includes topics like nutrient requirements and deficiency effects for various fishes. The concepts of nutrient sources and preparation of research and practical feeds are also included in the book. It contains information about direction for designing and conducting fish nutrition and feeding experiments.

9. “Aquaculture Desk Reference” by R LeRoy Creswell

“Aquaculture Desk Reference” Book Review: This book is a collection of tables, graphs, conversions, formulas and design specifications useful to the aquaculture industry. It shows how information in tablature can be used to derive values for specific system design and process strategies with the help of examples. We can get background documentation and authority from tables and graphs. This book is useful for practicing aquaculturists.

10. “Success Factors for Fish Larval Production” by Luis Conceicao and Amos Tandler

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“Success Factors for Fish Larval Production” Book Review: The book includes the most current understanding of larval biology, in the context of larval production. Topics of the book are how external and internal factors interact in defining the phenotype and quality of fish larvae and juveniles.The book discusses the broodstock genetics and husbandry, water quality, larval nutrition and feeding, growth physiology etc.The book contains ideas for optimizing diet composition, formulation and technology. The book offers the most current and reliable information to the fish biologists, developmental biologists, physiologists and zoologists.

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