Studies on the agar content in Gracilaria arcuata Var. Arcuata and G. Corticata Var. Cylindrica

Kaliaperumal, N and Kalimuthu, S and Ramalingam, J R (1992) Studies on the agar content in Gracilaria arcuata Var. Arcuata and G. Corticata Var. Cylindrica. Seaweed Research and Utilisation, 15 (1 & 2). pp. 191-195.

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Abstract

Studies on the yield and physical properties of agar was made for one year from March 1982 to February 1983 in Gracilaria arcuata Var. Arcuta and G. Corticata Var. Cylindrica growing in the intertidal belt at Kilakarai. In G. arcUilta var arCUllla, the agar content varied from 38.8 to 52.2% and gel strength from 11 to 67 gm/cm'. In G. corticola var. cylindrica the yield of agar ranged from 33.1 to 48.6% and gel strength from 12 to 67 gm/cm'.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:agar content; Gracilaria arcuata; Gracilaria Corticata Cylindrica
Subjects:Algae
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:7976
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:16 Mar 2011 16:02
Last Modified:16 Mar 2011 16:02

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