Algae Farming and Its Bio-Products

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Part of the Advances in Plant Biology book series (AIPB, volume 4)

Abstract

Many expect algae to contribute to food, feed, health, and fuel, as well as to remove or transform pollutants in water or air. But what did we really achieve after several decades of research and development? What ended up being commercialized and consumed in large volumes? We try and shed light on these questions by surveying and assessing the current state of algae uses.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Agriculture, Food, and Resource Economics, School of Environmental and Biological SciencesRutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA
  2. 2.Department of Agricultural and Resource EconomicsUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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