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Title Seaweed sustainability : food and non-food applications / edited by Brijesh K. Tiwari, Declan J. Troy.
Imprint London ; Waltham, MA : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, [2015]


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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 1, 2015).
Subject Marine algae.
Marine algae as food.
Marine algae as feed.
Sustainable agriculture.
Contents Seaweed sustainability: food and non-food applications -- World seaweed utilization -- Farming of seaweeds -- Processing of seaweeds -- Chemical composition of seaweeds -- Seaweed proteins, peptides, and amino acids -- Seaweed carbohydrates -- Seaweed minor constituents -- Extraction of biomolecules from seaweeds -- Analytical techniques for bioactives from seaweed -- Seaweed and food security -- Identification and selection of algae for food, feed, and fuel applications -- Seaweeds: a sustainable food source -- Seaweeds: a nutraceutical and health food -- Seaweeds: a sustainable feed source for livestock and aquaculture -- Seaweeds: a sustainable fuel source
Summary Seaweed Sustainability: Food and Non-Food Applications 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 its nutraceutical properties.
Other Author Tiwari, Brijesh K., editor.
Troy, Declan J., editor.