Aquaculture in the Ming Dynasty

China

Carp. Cyprinus carpio.During the Ming Dynasty in China, works describing the complete aquaculture process are detailed – the structure of ponds, fish density, polyculture, stocking and catching rotation, application of food and fertilizer and the disease control. In 1639, the Complete Book of Agriculture, which includes pond fish culture, is published.

World Population : 170,060,000

Key:   1,000,000 People    1,000,000 People (Annotated)    Milestone

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