The seaweed potential of the seas around India

Rao, M Umamaheswara (1973) The seaweed potential of the seas around India. In: Proceedings of the symposium on living resources of the seas around India, 1968, Mandapam Camp.


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The present paper deals with the Indian seaweeds of economic value and the potential resources available in the inshore waters of the country. Results of the sample surveys carried out to estimate the standing crops of all marine plants growing in the Palk Bay area are given. Possibilities of cultivating the commercially valuable species in sheltered and calm areas of the coastline are indicated based on the culture experiments conducted with Gracilaria lichenoides and G. corticata

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: seaweed potential; India
Subjects: Algae > Seaweed
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2010 06:26
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:19

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