Seaweed industry in India

Kaladharan, P. and Kaliaperumal, N. (1999) Seaweed industry in India. Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly, 22(1), pp. 11-14.

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Abstract

The seaweed industry in India is mainly a cottage industry and is based only on the natural stock of agar yielding red seaweeds, such as Gelidiella acerosa and Gracilaria eduli and algin yielding brown seaweed species such as Sargassum and Turbinaria. India produces 110-132 t of dry agar annually utilizing about 880-1100 t of dry agarophytes, and 360-540 t of algin from 3600-5400 t of dry alginophytes.

Item Type: Article
Title: Seaweed industry in India
Personal Creator/Author:
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Kaladharan, P.
Kaliaperumal, N.
Journal or Publication Title: Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly
Volume: 22
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 11-14
Date: 1999
ISSN: 0116-290X
Issuing Agency: WorldFish Center
Uncontrolled Keywords: Seaweeds; Botanical resources; Seaweed processing; Seaweed industry; India; Gelidiella acerosa; Gracilaria edulis; Sargassum; Turbinaria
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 9260
Depositing User: Mr William Ko
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2012 08:48
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2012 08:48
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/9260

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