The importance of liming materials in aquaculture

Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D.

Calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate essential in management of production ponds Liming aquaculture production ponds during pond preparation between cycles and during production is an important management too in acidic ponds. Agricultural limestone, made by crushing limestone to a fine particle size, and lime made by burning limestone in a kiln are widely used in aquaculture.…

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  • Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D.

    Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D.

    School of Fisheries
    Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences
    Auburn University, AL 36830 USA