Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Editorial Volume 6 Issue 11

Biofloc System: A Sustainable Solution for Feed Shortage

Manal MA Mahmoud*

Department of Nutrition and Clinical Nutrition, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt

*Corresponding Author: Manal MA Mahmoud, Department of Nutrition and Clinical Nutrition, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Suez Canal University. Ismailia, Egypt.

Received: July 18, 2022; Published: October 01, 2022

Abstract

The world is facing a food shortage crisis due to climate change, pollution, and growing population. We need to find efficient, sustainable, cost-effective solutions to feed animals and fish. Aquacultures provide us with healthy animal protein of high quality. Likewise, creating employment and economic growth. Biofloc Technology (BFT) is a water treatment technology used aquaculture. In this system nutrients are reused with lowest water exchange.

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Citation

Citation: Manal MA Mahmoud. “Biofloc System: A Sustainable Solution for Feed Shortage". Acta Scientific Agriculture 6.11 (2022): 01-02.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Manal MA Mahmoud. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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