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Integrated utilization of rabbit droppings for biogas and fish production

Mahadevaswamy, M. and Venkataraman, L. V. (1988) Integrated utilization of rabbit droppings for biogas and fish production. Biological Wastes, 25 (4). pp. 249-256.

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Abstract

An integrated system for biogas production from rabbit droppings and utilization of the biogas effluent for production of major carp (Rohu, Labeo rohita) and common carp (Cyprinus carpio) was studied. Rabbit droppings produced 0·24 m3 of biogas per kg of total solids (TS). Biogas effluent, when used at 30 kg/100 m2 area in ponds as the sole source of feed for carp, yielded 8·9 kg/100 m3/120 days of fish which lad favourable colour, flavour and taste.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: rabbit droppings, biogas effluent, production of major carp
Subjects: 600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 16 Nutritive value > 07 Waste utilization
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 28 Meat, Fish & Poultry > Fish
Divisions: Food Microbiology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2016 10:44
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2016 10:44
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/10807

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