Studies on salinity tolerance and acclimatization of some commercially important seaweeds

Kaliaperumal, N and Ezhilvalavan, R and Ramalingam, J R (2001) Studies on salinity tolerance and acclimatization of some commercially important seaweeds. Seaweed Research and Utilisation, 23 (1 & 2). pp. 47-53.

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Abstract

Studies were made on salinity tolerance and acclimatization of 13 economically important red, brown and green algae at different salinities ranging from 5 to 55%. Caulerpa rocemosa degenerated after 3 days in all these salinities. Hypnea valentiae tolerated a wide saliniiy range of 15 to 45% and Gracilaria crassa and Acanthophora spicifera from 15 to 55%. All other algae tolerated only 25 and 35%. Experiments conducted on salinity acclimatization showed that A.spicifera could be acclimatized at the salinities from 55 to 15% and all other algae from 55 to 25% except C. racemosa.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Salinity tolerance; acclimatization; commercially important seaweeds
Subjects: Algae > Seaweed
Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2010 08:47
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:35
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/5939

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