Book ID: 29075
Ed. by Mark A.Ragan and Carolyn J.Bird. 1987. (Developments in Hydrobiology, volume 41 & Hydro- biologia 1987). illustr. tabs. XXVIII,590 p. Lex8vo. Hard cover.
The twelfth annual Seaweed Symposium, the proceedings of which areprinted in this volume, dealt comprehensively with all aspects ofcurrent seaweed research and technology. The volume is divided intothree parts: the plenary lectures by Nisizawa, Noda, Kikuchi andWatanabe, and by Glicksman; the mini-symposia and workshopcontributions, covering Marine algal genetics, Spirulina and othermicroalgae production, Biotechnology applications to algae, theEconomics of seaweed cultivation, and Algal polysaccharides; and thecontributed papers, which deal with Morphology and taxonomy, Ecologyand distribution, Resource assessment, development and management,Cultivation biology and techniques, Physiology, Chemical properties,Chemical structure, and Molecular biology and genetics. The materialappearing here is reprinted from "Hydrobiologia".