Rafael Rodrigues Loureiro

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Diseases such as “ice-ice” and “goose bumps” are responsible for loss of almost 70% of infected Kappaphycus production. To improve the growth of K. alvarezii and reduce the impact of diseases, the(More)
Kappaphycus alvarezii is being introduced in several countries and in some of them there is a need to adapt this cultivation to periods with lethal temperatures, such as the 16–18 °C that occurs in(More)
Acadian marine plant extract powder (AMPEP), a product derived from Ascophyllum nodosum, has been widely used as a plant growth stimulant and recently has been tested on seaweeds with successful(More)
The benefits of using Acadian Marine Plant Extract Powder (AMPEP), obtained from the brown algae Ascophyllum nodosum, for improving growth of the red alga Kappaphycus alvarezii has been demonstrated(More)
Despite of its success, the carrageenan industry has had to cope with difficulties due to epiphyte infestations and diseases known as ice-ice. Some promising results in respect of biomass production,(More)
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