Tagged: Algae


Cryptostomata of Sargassum

Sargassum is an Atlantic species with unique blade shapes. Fresh specimens show regular cylindrical primary and secondary branches, terete blades, mutic vesicles, and longer, more slender male receptacles. Previously considered...


Triphasic life cycle of Gracilaria

Plants can be monoecious or dioecious in terms of having male and female gametangia. Gracilaria chilensis is a popular haploid-diploid red algae. It was studied for alterations in basic physiological...


Algae: The Food Of The Future

As the world’s population expands every minute, there are more and more mouths to feed. There are so many mouths to feed that ‘overpopulation’ is now a big concern for...