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III. Appendix A. Acronyms
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III. Appendix A. Acronyms
AA ammonium acetate
AIT Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
ALCON Honduran feed company
ALCOM Aquaculture for Local Community Development Programme (FAO)
ANDAH Honduran National Association of Aquaculture
ANOVA analysis of variance
AOAC Association of Official Analytical Chemists
APHA American Public Health Association
ARC/INFO GIS application produced by Environmental Systems Research Institute
AS absolute sensitivity
AWWA American Water Works Association
BE bioenergetics
BIFAD Board for International Food and Agricultural Development
BMZ/GTZ Bundesministerium für Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit/Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit
BOD Board of Director
BOD biological oxygen demand
BS base saturation
BT bull testes
BW body weight
BWD body weight per day
CEC cation exchange capacity
CFB crop or fish biomass
CIESIN Consortium of International Earth Science Networks
CIFA Committee for Inland Fisheries of Africa
CLSU Central Luzon State University, Philippines
CM chicken manure
CRSP Collaborative Research Support Program
CTL immersion in water alone
DA dilute acid
DAP diammonium phosphate
DAST Data Analysis and Synthesis Team
DB Database
DIN dissolved inorganic nitrogen
dNPP daytime net primary productivity
DO dissolved oxygen
DOF Department of Fisheries, Udon Thani, Thailand
DPF days post-fertilization
ETH immersion in ethanol vehicle
FAC Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Central Luzon State University, Philippines
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization
FCR feed conversion ratio
FFR fixed feeding rate
FISHBASE database maintained by ICLARM/FAO
GAMS General Algebraic Modeling System
GIFT genetic improvement of farmed tilapia
GIS geographic information system
GMT genetically produced male tilapia
GPP gross primary productivity
HLLE head and lateral line erosion
HPLC high performance liquid chromatography
HQF high quality feed
ICAP plasma spectrophotometry
ICLARM International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management
IC isolation column
ISNAR International Service for National Agriculture Research
LBDA Lake Basin Development Authority, Kenya
LQF low quality feed
LR lime requirement
Mb mibolerone
MC laboratory microcosm
MDHT 17[alpha]-methyldihydrotestosterone
ME management entity
MOTAD Target MOTAD methodology (risk programming model)
MSL maximum sea level
MT 17[alpha]-methyltestosterone
NACA Network of Aquaculture Centers in Asia Pacific
NAGA ICLARM quarterly newsletter
NFI natural food index
NFY net fish yield
NGO nongovernmental organization
NPP net primary productivity
OM organic matter
OM percent oxygen matter
OSU Oregon State University
PACON Pacific Congress on Marine Science and Technology
PD/A CRSP Pond Dynamics/Aquaculture Collaborative Research Support Program
PI principal investigator
PL post larval
POND© decision support software developed by the PD/A CRSP
PONDCLASS expert system software developed by the PD/A CRSP
PWV pond water volume
RS relative sensitivity
RWF Rwandan francs ($1 US = 145 RWF)
SADC Southern African Development Community
SD stocking density
SE standard error
SESA Service des Enquêtes et des Statistiques Agricoles
SFCF Sagana Fish Culture Farm, Kenya
SFR satiation feeding rates
SMP Developed buffer methods for determination of lime requirement of soils with appreciable amount of exchangeable aluminum.
SPN Service de Pisciculture Nationale (National Fish Culture Service), Rwanda
SRP soluble reactive phosphorus
SRO relative phosphorus
SYSTAT The System for Statistics
TA total alkalinity
TAN total available nitrogen
TC Technical Committee
TH total hardness
TKN total Kjeldhal nitrogen
TP total phosphorus
TSP triple super phosphate
TSS total suspended solids
TVS total volatile solids
UCD University of California, Davis
UNDP United Nations Development Program
UNIX operating system
USAID United States Agency for International Development
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
WE water exchange
WID Women In Development
WWW World Wide Web

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