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Jeroen Ticheler

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153 Rome, Italy


Phone: +39-06 57051

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Suitability for commercial farming and potential yield (crops/y) of Common carp (farming_potential_yield_common_carp)

Map derived from the combined suitability of areas apt for commercial fish farming development and operation with areas with potential yield (crops/y) of Common carp for commercial farming. Areas with suitability for commercial fish farming were derived from the combined suitability of five land-quality factors important for fish farming development and operation; net annual water requirement for shallow ponds, soil and terrain suitability for the construction of fish ponds, potential livestock wastes and agriculture by-products as feed and fertilizer inputs, potential for farm-gate sales and potential market demand. Predictions of growth were based on water temperature, in turn predicted from air temperature and wind velocity data. Gridded values of mean monthly daily minimum and maximum temperatures were obtained from the Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies (CRES) at the Australian National University. Mean annual wind velocity was obtained from UNEP/DEIA/GRID-Geneva.

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