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Seaweed Sustainability

Food and Non-Food Applications

This is the only evidence-based resource that offers an abundance of information on the applications of seaweed as a solution to meet an increasing global demand for sustainable food source. The book uncovers seaweed potential and describes the various sources of seaweed, the role of seaweeds as a sustainable source for human food and animal feeds, and the role of seaweed farming for sustainability. In addition to harvesting and processing information the book discusses the benefits of seaweed in human nutrition and their nutraceutical properties.


Wide range of industries including research institutions and universities active in the areas of food science; food and feed companies; seaweed research centers; food engineering; Marine and Aquatic Bio, Plant Engineering

Hardbound, 532 Pages

Published: July 2015

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-418697-2


  • 1.Introduction

    2.Sources of seaweeds

    3 Seaweed Aquaculture

    3.Harvesting of seaweeds

    4.Processing of seaweeds

    5 Seaweed Farming

    6. Recovery of bioactive compounds from seaweeds

    7.Chemical composition of seaweeds

    8.Seaweed proteins, peptides and amino acids

    9.Seaweed carbohydrates

    10.Seaweed minor constituents

    11.Chemical characterization and Approaches

    12.Micro and Macro algae: Identification and Selection for Food, Feed and Fuel Applications

    13.Seaweeds: a sustainable food source

    14.Seaweeds: a Nutraceutical and health food

    15. Seaweeds: a sustainable feed source

    16.Seaweeds: a sustainable fuel source


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