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seaweed

(sē′wēd′)
n.
1. Any of numerous marine algae, such as a kelp, rockweed, or gulfweed.
2. A mass of such algae.

Sargassam

Chinese medicine
A genus of brown seaweed harvested from coastal waters which is a diuretic; it is used for thyroid conditions, to reduce phlegm, and for hernia-related and testicular pain. Some data suggest that sargassam may lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and have antifungal activity.

seaweed

sea plants harvested for livestock feed; claimed to be a rich source of minerals and vitamins. When fed to laying hens may discolor yolks.
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Not only does the seaweed provide food, but the vast mats also offer protection for huge numbers of juvenile fishes.
The report includes major applications of seaweed such as human consumption, fertilizers, animal feed additives, medical applications, biotechnological applications and others.
The health benefits of seaweed seem to appeal to European consumers, as Mintel research indicated that more than half (58%) of German consumers have either tried or would like to try algae as a protein source, with similar agreement reported in the U.
The idea is to provide a year-round local supply of seaweed for a decadesold company that has traditionally specialised in cockles and laverbread.
The unit has enabled Selwyn's to create a range of crispy seaweed snacks, which it launched this summer.
The storm also damaged the seaweed, causing it to bend and break in the water.
His perception regarding development of homestay tourism based on seaweed cultivation was "homestay programme is generally known as community-based tourism and have a great potential to engage together the community .
The collected seaweed is being stored in an area behind the Larnaca district court where it will be left to dry and transported to a factory in Tersefanou where it will be composted into fertiliser.
This project aims to improve technical assistance in terms of seaweed production, post-harvest and marketing," explained May Ann Grajo, Western Visayas Regional Coordinator for Investments for Rural Enterprises and Agricultural and Fisheries Productivity (I-REAP) of the Department of Agriculture's Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP).
4 NORI seaweed can also be crumbled over fish dishes and salads as a garnish.
100 people live Island where was set up e r d he Kate said: "Due to the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, a lot of the seaweed production in that part of the world has been closed down.
Therefore, this study was conducted to determine bioavailability improvement of feed diet by seaweed fermentation, and to evaluate growth performance and blood profiles in broilers fed with by-product of BS and SF.