Selection of tetra sporophytes of irish moss chondrus crispus
Chen, L.C.M.; Morgan, K.; Simpson, F.J.
Botanica Marina 25(1): 35-36
ISSN/ISBN: 0006-8055 Accession: 006381424
Tetrasporophytic plants, producing .lambda.-carrageenan, were selected from cultivated narrow forms and from natural population of C. crispus. Some remained infertile over 6 yr in unialgal culture. Such strains are particularly suitable for production of .lambda.-carrageenan in aquaculture systems.