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Developments in Applied Phycology

Tropical Seaweed Farming Trends, Problems and Opportunities

Focus on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma of Commerce

Editors: Hurtado, Anicia Q., Critchley, Alan T., Neish, Iain C. (Eds.)

  • Provides readers with access to some of the opinions of world experts on Eucheuma seaweeds
  • Gives insight in the taxonomy, distribution, cultivation, single and multiple stream processing and the myriad of present and potential applications for the world’s leading cultivated group of red seaweeds
  • Explains how the biomass produced by Eucheuma cultivation has many important future applications from food to bioactives/biostimulants to colloids to energy
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This book collates the latest information on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma seaweeds. The edited volume provides an important companion to anyone studying or working with what is the world’s largest cultivated marine plant biomass. The contributing authors have excelled in providing information on production and present and future uses of these carrageenan-bearing seaweeds. Important elements of taxonomy, distribution and methods of cultivation and processing are presented to the reader in an accessible and easily understood format. The book provides a number of valuable opinions on value addition and MUZE technologies which highlight value-chains associated with these important red algae.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Reflections on the Commercial Development of Eucheumatoid Seaweed Farming

    Neish, Iain C. (et al.)

    Pages 1-27

  • Biodiversity, Biogeography and Molecular Genetics of the Commercially Important Genera Kappaphycus and Eucheuma

    Tan, Ji (et al.)

    Pages 29-43

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  • Reproductive Biology and Eco-physiology of Farmed Kappaphycus and Eucheuma

    Azanza, Rhodora V. (et al.)

    Pages 45-53

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  • The Cultivation of Kappaphycus and Eucheuma in Tropical and Sub-Tropical Waters

    Hayashi, Leila (et al.)

    Pages 55-90

  • Micro-propagation of Kappaphycus and Eucheuma: Trends and Prospects

    Reddy, C. R. K. (et al.)

    Pages 91-110

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eBook 118,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-63498-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 155,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-63497-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Tropical Seaweed Farming Trends, Problems and Opportunities
Book Subtitle
Focus on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma of Commerce
Editors
  • Anicia Q. Hurtado
  • Alan T. Critchley
  • Iain C. Neish
Series Title
Developments in Applied Phycology
Series Volume
9
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-63498-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-63498-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-63497-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 216
Number of Illustrations and Tables
103 b/w illustrations, 3 illustrations in colour
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