Growing and harvesting algae for sustainable and secure food production

Watson, I. et al. (2012) Growing and harvesting algae for sustainable and secure food production. In: Food Insecurity in an Insecure World: Research Challenges and Opportunities, Glasgow, UK, 24 May 2012, (Unpublished)

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There is wide spread interest in growing and exploiting microalgae for fuel and sustainable food production. The lipid, protein, carbohydrate and vitamin content of microalgae are not only species dependent but are also a function of their growth parameters, such as temperature, CO2 concentration, nutrients and light. Work is currently investigating each stage of these processes from growth, dewatering to component extraction, sustainable production systems and recipe development.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Watson, Dr Ian
Authors: Watson, I., Jaafar, W., Ali, M., Drange, S., McMillan, J., Reynolds, S., Ross, N., Smith, T., Morgan, L., Gopal, Y., and Adam, R.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy

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