Photosynthetic pigment of marine algae from Mandapam coast

Jayasankar, Reeta and Ramalingam, J R (1993) Photosynthetic pigment of marine algae from Mandapam coast. Seaweed Research and Utilisation, 16 (1&2). pp. 41-43.


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    Thirty species of marine algae collected from different localities of Mandapam coast (Gulf of Mannar) were analyse!! for their photosynthetic pigments suct. as chlorophyll and carotenoids. The lowest value. of chlorophyll as well as carotenoids content were found in Rhodophyceae. The grouping and separation of algae based on coloration has been practiced for over 100 years (Harvey, 1841). Pigments such as chlorophyll and carotenoids play important roles in photosynthesis. Several studies have been conducted in the algal pigment by Ramus el al. (1976); Brody el al. (1959); Jones el at. (1965) and Waaland el al. (1974). As there is no detailed work in this line on India.l seaweeds, the present study.of thirty species of marine algae belonging to Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta and Rhodophyta from Mandapam coast has been carried out.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Photosynthetic pigment; marine algae; Mandapam coast
    Subjects: Algae > Seaweed
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2011 07:08
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:41

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