Growth performance of unialgal gametophytes of the brown alga Saccharina japonica in mass culture conditions


For the purpose of mass culture of Saccharina japonica unialgal gametophytes originated from spores in laboratory conditions to breed sporelings, a series of experiments were designed to evaluate vegetative growth performance of male and female gametophytes. After 8-day culture, female gametophytes exhibited the higher relative growth rates (RGRs) around 8… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10811-015-0675-5


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