Shrimp (Penaeus monodon Fabricius) production in brackishwater ponds applied varying fertilizer combinations
Subosa, Precilla F.
Bautista, Myrna N.
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Details are given of the production of Penaeus monodon in the Philippines reared in brackishwater earthen ponds applied with different fertilizer combinations, namely diammonium phosphate, urea and chicken manure. Results show that the shrimp showed higher yields in fertilized ponds, but increasing the concentration of fertilizers did not give a marked increase in yield - the excess fertilizer was wasted.