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Edible Seaweeds of the World (Hardcover) (Leonel Pereira)

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Seaweed is used in many countries for very different purposes - directly as food, especially in sushi, as a source of phycocolloids, extraction of compounds with antiviral, antibacterial or antitumor activity and as biofertilizers. About four million tons of seaweed are harvested annually worldwide. Of the various species known, less than 20 account for 90% of the biomass exploited commercially. This book details 147 species of edible seaweed, including scientific name and respective common names, geographic location, nutritional composition, uses and is extensively illustrated.

Number of Pages: 453
Genre: Science, Technology
Sub-Genre: Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology, Life Sciences / Botany, Food Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Leonel Pereira
Language: English
Street Date: January 22, 2016
TCIN: 50375504
UPC: 9781498730471
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-3679
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