India produces a record 34000 MT of Seaweeds in 2021

CMFRI, Library (2022) India produces a record 34000 MT of Seaweeds in 2021. Aquaculture Spectrum, 5 (7). p. 69. ISSN 2581-7892

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    India cultivated around 34000 tonnes of seaweeds in 2021, according to the estimates of the ICAR Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI). Stressing the need for upscaling seaweed farming, Dr. A. Gopalakrishnan, Director of ICAR-CMFRI said that the institute has done georeferencing of 342 suitable farming sites for its cultivation in the country sprawling over 24167 ha with a production potential of 9.7 million tonnes (wet weight) per year. He was speaking at a National Campaign on ‘Non-conventional Aquaculture Systems’ organized by the CMFRI as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on Wednesday. “

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: Algae > Seaweed
    Divisions: Library & Documentation
    Depositing User: Mr. Augustine Sipson N A
    Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2022 07:10
    Last Modified: 26 Sep 2022 07:10

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