A comparative study of the yield and physical properties of agar-agar from different blends of seaweeds

Chennubhotla, V S Krishnamurthy and Najmuddin, M and Nayak, Bidyadhar (1977) A comparative study of the yield and physical properties of agar-agar from different blends of seaweeds. Seaweed Research and Utilisation, 24 . pp. 87-90.

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Abstract

The agar agar obtained from Gracilaria verrucosa growing in commercial quantities in Chilka Lake, Orissa was found to be having an yield of 23% and gel strength of 41 gm/cm . In order to exploit this agarophyte for the same with other agarophytes like Gelidlella acerosa and Gracilaria edulis in three different proportions was studied.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:yield; physical properties; agar-agar; seaweeds
Subjects:Algae > Seaweed
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:7966
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:16 Mar 2011 15:59
Last Modified:16 Mar 2011 15:59

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