Growth and pigment constituents of the red alga Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva, grown at different depths

Jayasankar, Reeta and Varghese, Sally (2000) Growth and pigment constituents of the red alga Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva, grown at different depths. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 47 (4). pp. 365-369.

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    Abstract

    Chlorophyll-a, phycoerythrin, phycocyanin and allophycocyanin of the red alga, Gracilaria edulis, cultured in outdoor tanks under natural light at different depths were estimated. Crop growth rate and pigment contents in relation to varjdng light intensities (depth) were observed. An inverse relationship between pigment content and the light intensity was noted. But growth rate was more at higher light intensities.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Seaweed; Gracilaria edulis; pigment constituents
    Subjects: Algae > Seaweed
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2010 11:40
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:05
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/148

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