Seaweed biotechnology

Kaliaperumal, N (1998) Seaweed biotechnology. In: Proceedings of the first National Seminar on Trends in Marine Biotechnology. Institute for Coastal Area Studies, Nagercoil, pp. 91-98.


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Seaweeds or marine macro algae are primitive non-flowering plants without true root, stem and leaves. They form one of the commercially important marine living renewable resources. They are the only source for the production of phytochemicals such as agar, carrageenan and algin. Seaweeds occur in the intertidal, shallow and deep waters of the sea upto 180m depth and also in estuaries and backwaters. They grow on rocks, dead corals, stones, pebbles, solid substrata and on other plants

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Seaweed; biotechnology
Subjects: Fish Biotechnology
Fish Genetics
Algae > Seaweed
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity

CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2011 03:37
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:50

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