Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Twenty-second International Seaweed Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, 19-24 June 2016.

Abstract

This proceedings contains 49 papers focusing on the theme of this year's edition "Academia meets industry." There were 40 sessions with 214 oral presentations and 2 sessions with 130 posters covering a suite of topical and varied subjects in which seaweeds play crucial roles: cultivation - land-based systems; cultivation - reproductive biology, breeding, and genetics; cultivation - design and surfaces; cultivation - optimizing temperate seaweeds; cultivation - tropical species; cultivation - stimulation of growth; phycocolloid processing; bioactives - fucoidans; bioactives - antioxidants; bioactives - non-food applications; seaweeds for food, feed and pharma products; seaweeds as food and feed (nutrition/taste/texture); biofuels; ecology - alien, invasive and bloom forming species; ecology - ecophysiology; ecology - diversity, biogeography and productivity; history; seaweed valorization; risk assessment; integrated multi-trophic aquaculture and biomitigation; seaweed farming - the next agriculture; seaweed cell wall and associated microbes; challenges and novel enzymes; molecular biology - systematics; molecular biology - stress and defense; socio-economic impacts of seaweed farming; seaweed management and harvesting; ecosystem services; biorefinery, processing and novel enzymes; climate and ecology; and the future of seaweed cultivation.