Gary J. Burtle
Associate Professor
aquaculture management, aquaculture development, fish nutrition, fish disease diagnostics, fish pond management, aquatic weed control, catfish, Nile tilapia hybrids, sunfish, carps, crustaceans,
Associate Professor
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Article published the September 14, 2017
IntroductionCyanobacteria, blue-green algae, harmful algae, and toxic algae are words that can confuse people who are trying to decide on pond water safety. Certain algae can cause serious problems when they become very abundant in drought, hot weather, unusual rainfall patterns, or after nutrient accumulation in pond water. Fortunately, most ponds do not experience toxin problems or dense algal b ...
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Article published the August 24, 2012
Description of Freshwater Prawn FarmingFreshwater prawns, Machrobrachium rosenbergii, or shrimp are currently popular with small scale aquaculturists in the southeasternUnited States.  Pond acreage has been constructed in nearly all states, but particularly inKentucky,Mississippi,Texas,Tennessee,Georgia, andAlabama.  Research atKentuckyStateUniversity has reported larger yields (Tidwell ...
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Article published the January 26, 2012
After decades of work in Tifton, Georgia, University of Georgia researchers think soldier flies will be a viable alternative to fish meal in aquaculture diets. Early work with the black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) used manure as the growth media, but recent efforts show that food byproducts can be a better soldier fly diet. Catfish grow well on soldier flies and other fish, including tilapia a ...
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Location:Tifton, Georgia, United States
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Professional Title: Associate Professor
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