Mar 15, 2015

New artcile: Kappahycus alvarezii

New paper was out.
Featured article:

Ryuta Terada, Triet Duy Vo, Gregory N. Nishihara, Keisaku Shioya, Satoshi Shimada, Shigeo Kawaguchi
The effect of irradiance and temperature on the photosynthesis and growth of a cultivated red alga Kappaphycus alvarezii (Solieriaceae) from Vietnam, based on in situ and in vitro measurements
Journal of Applied Phycology
DOI: 10.1007/s10811-015-0557-x

This is the first report of the diurnal change of photosynthetic efficiency of economically important alga, Kappahycus alvarezii from Vietnam. From the figures in our article, you can clearly see the characteristic change of the effective quantum yield during the day and under strong irradiance.

Study site in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam