Economic Importance of Algae

Economic importance of algae

What is Algae Group of aquatic organisms that belongs to kingdom Protista are capable for doing photosynthesis are referred to as algae. They have been found in a various shapes …

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Class: Phaeophyceae

Class: Phaeophyceae General Characteristics Phaeophyceae which is commonly known as Brown Algae constitute a diverse group of multicellular organisms. Brown algae consist of approximately 16 orders with 1800 species that …

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Chlorophyta (Green Algae)

CHLOROPHYTA G.M. Smith proposed a new classification (in 1955) with certain modifications, supporting the classification proposed by Pascher. He divided algae into seven divisions and further into classes. The first …

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CARBON CAPTURE BY ALGAE

CARBON CAPTURE BY ALGAE INTRODUCTION Concentration increase in C02 in the atmosphere leads to changes in climate. The production, decomposition, and accumulation of biomass play a crucial role in the …

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Algae as a Source of Biofuel

Algae as a Source of Biofuel Biofuels is renewable energy resources which can be produced from living organisms or metabolic byproducts. Biomass-based fuels are utilized by over half of the …

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ALGAE CULTURING TECHNIQUES

ALGAE CULTURING TECHNIQUES Introduction For algae culturing techniques, the artificial algae culture medium is supplemented with various chemicals so that it resembles the natural environment. For the initiation of the …

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ALGAL TOXIN- OVERVIEW

ALGAL TOXIN- OVERVIEW Algal toxins are virulent substances discharged by some types of algae after they are present in massive quantities (blooms) and decay or degrade. High nutrient levels and …

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ALGAE IN FOOD

ALGAE IN FOOD INTRODUCTION Algae have a rich chemical composition. Bioactive substances are also present in algae Algae are used in various fields of industry. It has been used as …

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Class: Cyanophyceae

Class: Cyanophyceae General Characteristics Cyanophycea exhibits a prokaryotic cell organisation. It is the oldest oxygenic photoautotrophs on the earth It is commonly known as blue-green algae as their principle pigment …

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