Utilization of seaweeds in Thailand
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Different seaweeds harvested from natural stocks are utilized in Thailand as human food and animal feed and for medicinal purpose and extraction of crude agar. Gracilaria and Porphyra are the most exploited commercially. Commercial cultivation through seaweed farming is recommended.
Lewmanomont, K. (1990). Utilization of seaweeds in Thailand. In I. J. Dogma Jr., G. C. Trono Jr., & R. A. Tabbada (Eds.), Culture and use of algae in Southeast Asia: Proceedings of the Symposium on Culture and Utilization of Algae in Southeast Asia, 8-11 December 1981, Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines. (pp. 27-30). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
PublisherAquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
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