Thursday, January 19, 2012

Research shows tobacco dust good for aquaculture

Research carried out by the National Tobacco Administration (NTA), showed that tobacco dust not only does battle with head lice but also decimates the snails that inhabit fishponds and fish cages. Chief Edgardo D Zaragoza said "as a molluscicide, tobacco dust acts swiftly to protect milkfish and its eggs from predatory snails and other creatures that exist in ponds and fish pens".

"Its efficacy has been proven by studies conducted by a team from the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (Seafdec) in Tigbauan, Iloilo under Dr Joebert D Toledo, the NTA chief added. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers. To get your copy of  'PPLAPP' click here.
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