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Appendix A: Acronyms

 

Appendix A: Acronyms

 

A

AIT Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

AID now USAID

ALCOM Aquaculture for Local Community Development

ANDAH National Association of Honduran Aquaculturists

ANOVA analysis of variance

APHA American Public Health Association

 

B

BOD biological oxygen demand

BW body weight

 

C

C carbon

CaCO3 calcium carbonate

CCHL carbon:chlorophyll a ratio

CEC cation exchange capacity

CLSU Central Luzon State University

CM chicken manure

CO2 carbon dioxide

COD chemical oxygen demand

CRSP Collaborative Research Support Program

 

D

DAST Data Analysis and Synthesis Team

DIC dissolved inorganic carbon

DIN dissolved inorganic nitrogen

DIP dissolved inorganic phosphorus

DO dissolved oxygen

DOF Royal Thai Department of Fisheries, Thailand

DOS operating system of IBM and IBM compatible computers

DPF days post fertilization

DSS decision support system

 

F

FAC Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Philippines

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FCR feed conversion rate

 

G

GA genetic algorithm

GCE gross conversion efficiency

GIFT genetic improvement of farmed tilapia

GIS geographic information system

GIT genetic improvement of tilapia

GMT genetically produced male tilapia

GPP gross primary productivity

 

H

HC host country

HC PI principal investigator in a host country

HOD hypolimnetic oxygen deficit

HPLC high performance liquid chromatography

 

I

ICLARM International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management

INAD Investigational New Animal Drug permit

 

L

LDC lesser developed countries

LR lime requirement

 

M

MB mibolerone

MT 17a-methyltestosterone

MDHT 17a-methyldihydrotestosterone

 

N

N nitrogen

NDF non-digested feed

NGO Non-Governmental Organization

 

O

OIRD Office of International Research and Development

OSU Oregon State University

 

 

P

P phosphorus

PD/A CRSP Pond Dynamics/Aquaculture Collaborative Research Support Program

PI Principal Investigator

PMO Program Management Office

POND decision support software, developed by the PD/A CRSP

PONDCLASS expert system software, developed by the PD/A CRSP

 

R

RA Research Assistant

 

T

TAN total ammonia nitrogen

THB Thai baht, currency of Thailand

TMP triple monophosphate

TSP triple superphosphate

TSS total suspended solids

 

U

UCD University of California at Davis

USA United States of America

USAID United States Agency for International Development

USDA United States Department of Agriculture

USPI United States Principal Investigator

 

W

WCR water column respiration

WID Women In Development, USAID

WWW World Wide Web