Seasonal variations in production of cultured seaweed Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva in Minicoy Lagoon (Lakshadweep)

Chennubhotla, V S Krishnamurthy and Kaladharan, P and Kaliaperumal, N and Rajagopalan, M S (1992) Seasonal variations in production of cultured seaweed Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva in Minicoy Lagoon (Lakshadweep). Seaweed Research and Utilisation, 14 (2). pp. 109-113.

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Abstract

With a view to finding out the feasibility of Lakshadweep lagoons for cultivation of Gracilaria edulis in Minicoy experimemal culture has been undenaken at four sites. Very encouraging results indicating high potential of about 8.1 fold increase for this species in the lagoon evironments of Minicoy was obtained. Seasonal variations in the growth of the culture seaweed is high-lighted in this account indicating favourable seasons and potential sites.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Seasonal variations; cultured seaweed; Gracllaria edulis; Minicoy Lagoon; Lakshadweep
Subjects:Algae
Algae > Seaweed
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:7971
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:16 Mar 2011 16:01
Last Modified:16 Mar 2011 16:01

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