Seaweed production: overview of the global state of exploitation, farming and emerging research activity

  title={Seaweed production: overview of the global state of exploitation, farming and emerging research activity},
  author={Alejandro H. Buschmann and Carolina Camus and Javier Infante and Amir Neori and Alvaro Israel and Mar{\'i}a Carmen Hern{\'a}ndez-Gonz{\'a}lez and Sandra V Pereda and Juan Luis G{\'o}mez‐Pinchetti and Alexander Golberg and Niva Tadmor-Shalev and Alan T. Critchley},
  journal={European Journal of Phycology},
  pages={391 - 406}
ABSTRACT The use of seaweeds has a long history, as does the cultivation of a select and relatively small group of species. This review presents several aspects of seaweed production, such as an update on the volumes of seaweeds produced globally by both extraction from natural beds and cultivation. We discuss uses, production trends and economic analysis. We also focus on what is viewed as the huge potential for growing industrial-scale volumes of seaweeds to provide sufficient, sustainable… 

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