News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

Jeffrey Sibley

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Aquaculture effluent partially replaces growing mix for plant production

Aquaculture effluent can be an effective fertilizer in land-based plant production. Research with tilapia utilized dewatered aquaculture effluent (A.E.) as a partial substrate replacement for tomato plant seedlings. Seedling growth decreased when effluent replaced a commercial growing mix at 25