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Ganesh Karunakaran

Assistant Research Professor, Aquaculture

Phone: 662-686-3586  Email: gkk27@msstate.edu

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Ganesh Karunakaran

2020
Asche, F., J. L. Anderson, R. Botta, G. Kumar, L. T. Nguyen, D. Valderrama. 2020. Economics of shrimp diseases. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. Download


2020
Engle, C. R, T. W. Christie, B. S. Dorr, G. Kumar, B. Davis, L. A. Roy, A. M. Kelly. 2020. Principal economic effects of cormorant predation on catfish farms. Applied Studies.


2020
Engle, C. R., G. Kumar, J. van Senten. 2020. Cost drivers and profitability of U.S. pond, raceway, and RAS aquaculture. Journal of World Aquaculture Society. Download


2020
Garlock, T., F. Asche, J. L. Anderson, T. Bjørndal, G. Kumar, K. Lorenzen, A. Ropicki, M. D. Smith, R. Tveterås. 2020. A global blue revolution: Aquaculture growth across regions, species, and countries. Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture 28(1):107-116. Download


2020
Griffin, M. J., T. E. Greenway, T. S. Byars, C. Ware, S. Aarattuthodiyil, G. Kumar, D. J. Wise. 2020. Cross-protective potential of a live, attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine against Edwardsiella piscicida in channel (Ictalurus punctatus) and channel x blue (Ictalurus furcatus) hybrid catfish. Journal of World Aquaculture Society 51(3):740-749. Download


2020
Kumar, G., C. R. Engle, S. Hegde, J. van Senten. 2020. Economics of U.S. catfish farming practices: Profitability, economies of size, and liquidity. Journal of World Aquaculture Society. Download


2020
Li, M. H., D. J. Wise, C. C Mischke, G. Kumar, T. E. Greenway, A. Tiwari, P. Lucas. 2020. Reducing dietary protein concentrations and replacing fishmeal with porcine meat and bone meal do not affect growth or feed conversion of pond-raised fingerling channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Journal of World Aquaculture Society 51:364-372. Download


2020
Li, M. H., D. J. Wise, G. Kumar, B. G. Bosworth, C. C. Mischke, S. Aarattuthodiyil, W. Rutland, and P. M. Lucas. 2020. Effects of long-term restricted feeding followed by full feeding on growth, processing yield, fillet proximate composition, and economics for market-size hybrid catfish, ♀ Ictalurus punctatus x ♂ Ictalurus furcatus. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Download


2020
Wise, D. J., T. E. Greenway, T.S. Byars, G. Kumar, M. J. Griffin, L. H. Khoo, G. Chesser, J. Lowe. 2020. Validation of Edwardsiella ictaluri oral vaccination platform in experimental pond trials. Journal of World Aquaculture Society 51:346-363. Download


2019
Kumar, G., M. H. Li, D. J. Wise, C. C. Mischke, B. Rutland, A. Tiwari, S. Aarattuthodiyil, M. J. Griffin, L. H. Khoo, B. Ott, E. U. Torrans, C. S. Tucker. 2019. Performance of channel catfish and hybrid catfish in single-batch, intensively aerated ponds. North American Journal of Aquaculture 81:406-416. Download


2019
Kumar, G., T. S. Byars, T. E. Greenway, S. Aarattuthodiyil, L. H. Khoo, M. J. Griffin, D. J. Wise. 2019. Economic assessment of commercial-scale Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine trials in U.S. catfish industry. Journal of Aquaculture Economics and Management 3:254-275. Download


2018
Kumar, G. 2018. Aquaculture production and marketing: A peek into the world of producers and consumers, Aquaculture Economics and Management 22(3):279-283. Download


2018
Kumar, G., C. R. Engle, C. S. Tucker. 2018. Factors driving aquaculture-technology adoption. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 49(3):447-476. Download


2018
Kumar, G., C. R. Engle, T. R. Hanson, C. S. Tucker, T. Brown, L. Bott, L. A. Roy, C. Boyd, M. Recsetar, J. Park, E. Torrans. 2018. Economics of alternate catfish production technologies. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 49(6):1039-1057. Download


2018
Li, M., D. J. Wise, C. C. Mischke, G. Kumar, P. M. Lucas. 2018. Response of pond-raised fingerling hybrid catfish to dietary protein concentrations and sources. Journal of World Aquaculture Society. Download


2017
Kumar, G., C. R. Engle. 2017. Optimal investment pathways for new catfish production technologies. A recursive programming approach. Aquaculture Economics & Management 21(1):144-162. Download


2016
Kumar, G., C. R Engle. 2016. Technological advances that led to growth of shrimp, salmon, and tilapia farming. Reviews in Fisheries Science 24(2):134-147. Download


2016
Kumar, G., C. R. Engle. 2016. Economics of intensively aerated catfish ponds. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 48(2):320-332. Download


2016
Kumar, G., C. S. Tucker, C. R Engle. 2016. Costs and risk of catfish split-pond systems. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 47(3): 327-340. Download


2014
Kumar, G., C. R. Engle. 2014. Optimizing catfish feeding and stocking strategies over a two-year planning horizon. Journal of Aquaculture Economics & Management 18(2):169-188. Download


2013
Engle, C. R., G. Kumar, R. Lochmann, B. Bosworth, M. Thompson. 2013. Effects of 28% protein diets differing in quality on channel catfish performance, processing traits, and production economics in a multi-batch system. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 25(2): 102-112. Download


2013
Kumar, G., C. R. Engle. 2013. Costs of winter feeding of channel-blue (♀ Ictalurus punctatus x ♂ Ictalurus furcatus) hybrid catfish. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 44(4): 19-30. Download


2012
Lochmann, R. T., C. R. Engle, G. Kumar, M. H. Li, C. S. Tucker, J. L. Avery, B. G. Bosworth. 2012. Multi-batch catfish production and economic analysis using alternative diets with corn gluten feed and traditional diets with meat and bone meal. Aquaculture 34-39: 366-367. Download


2011
Engle C. R., G. Kumar. 2011. The effect of cash flow and credit constraints on financial feasibility and stocking strategies on U.S. catfish farms: A mixed integer multi-stage programming approach. Aquaculture Economics & Management 15(3): 193-213. Download


2011
Engle, C., G. Kumar. 2011. Relative production performance and cost of food fish production from fingerlings of channel-blue F1 hybrids, Ictalurus punctatus-Ictalurus furcatus, and NWAC-103 channel catfish, I. punctatus. Jounral of the World Aquaculture society 41(4):545-554. Download


2011
Kumar, G., C. Engle. 2011. The effect of hybrid catfish fingerling prices on the relative profitability of hybrid channel catfish. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 42(4): 469-483.Download


2010
Engle, C. R., G. Kumar, D. Bouras. 2010. The economic trade-offs between stocking fingerlings and stockers: A mixed integer multi-stage programming approach. Aquaculture Economics and Management 14(4):315-331. Download


2008
Kumar, G., C. r. Engle, K. Quagrainie. 2008. Household preferences and consumption patterns for farm-raised catfish in the U.S. USDA-Cooperative State Research Extension and Education Services, ETB publication 258.


2008
Kumar, G., K. Quagrainie, C. R. Engle. 2008. Factors that influence frequency of purchase of catfish by U.S. households in selected cities. Aquaculture Economics and Management 12(4):252-267. Download


2001
Kumar, G., R. Sharma. 2001. Probiotics-the main stay in aquaculture health management. Infofish International 15(3):42-46.


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