This is part 2 of an article describing farming practices in bheri systems in West Bengal, India, including their integration with mangrove aquaculture.
Since the late 1960s, brackishwater rural aquaculture in West Bengal grew and improved at a fast rate, from an extensive method of farming to a modified-extensive method. Part 2 discusses brackishwater polyculture in South 24 Parganas, including the experiences of farmers implementing an integrated mangrove-aquaculture project, and information on local bheri fisheries derived from published articles.
Publisher: Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific
Rights: Creative Commons Attribution.