Utilization of seaweeds in Thailand
Different seaweeds harvested from natural stocks are utilized in Thailand as human food and animal feed and for medicinal purpose and extraction of crude agar. Gracilaria and Porphyra are the most exploited commercially. Commercial cultivation through seaweed farming is recommended.
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