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Growth performance of larvae of Nile Tilapia fed on Napier Grass plant protein extract as a replacement for fish meal extract

The Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences, School of Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

A six-week experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of partially and completely replacing fish meal with a plant protein from Napier grass. Five diets of varying inclusion levels of Napier; 0% Napier, 25%Napier, 50% Napier,75% Napier and 100% Napier were tested on Nile Tilapia fry. The growth performance was best in 0% Napier inclusion level and 25% Napier inclusion level.

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Source: College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS)

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