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Question 1: Since the system lives in a ________, it adapts to almost all temperate climates, and may also adapt to tropical climates.

Question 2: Carefully cultured microorganisms in the hydroponic bed convert ________ to nitrates, and the plants are fertilized by the nitrates and phosphates.

Question 3: The Composite fish culture system is a technology developed in India by the ________ in the 1970s.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra KannurBhopalInfluenza A virus subtype H5N1Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Question 4: Top-level carnivores (most salmon species) depend on fish feed of which a portion is usually derived from wild caught fish (________, menhaden, etc.).
Orange roughyAnchovyRainbow troutCatfish

Question 5: Because most fish are ________, they occupy a higher place in the trophic chain and therefore only a tiny fraction of primary photosynthetic production (typically 1%) will be converted into harvest-able fish.

Question 6: parsley and ________), which command premium prices in small quantities all year long.
Lemon balmOreganoFennelBasil

Question 7: However, the rate of water exchange can be reduced through ________, such as the incorporation of hydroponically grown plants (Corpron and Armstrong, 1983) and denitrification (Klas et al., 2006).
Integrated Multi-Trophic AquacultureFish farmingAquaponicsAquaculture

Question 8: Use of antibiotics in food production is thought to increase the prevalence of ________ in human diseases.
PharmacologyAntibiotic resistanceDrug resistanceMultiple drug resistance

Question 9: The main environmental impact is discharge of water that must be salted to maintain the fishes' ________ balance.
IonElectrolyteHalf cellFuel cell

Question 10: In the ________ thousands of natural and semi-natural ponds are harvested each year for trout and carp.
HungarySlovakiaPolandCzech Republic


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