Spirulina cultivation in China


This paper reviews and discusses the development and many problems ofSpirulina cultivation in China, points out the advantages and disadvantages of open photobioreactor system, and predicts that seawaterSpirulina cultivation will be a new trend to be strengthened and emphasized due to its special physiological characteristics, easier management, lower fertilizer cost, and higher resistance to contaminants and rare pollution of chemicals.

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Bo-tang, W., Wen-zhou, X. & Cheng-kui, Z. Spirulina cultivation in China. Chin. J. Ocean. Limnol. 16, 152–157 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02849094

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Key words

  • Spirulina
  • cultivation
  • open photobioreactor
  • closed photobioreactor