agarophyte


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agarophyte

[ə′gar·ə‚fīt]
(botany)
Any seaweed that yields agar.
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This method of propagation has been successfully used in the agarophyte industry in the commercial cultivation of many species including Gelidium, Gracilaria, and Gigartina sp.
Vegetative propagation using fragments is currently being used successfully by the agarophyte aquaculture industry, which farms a range of Gracilaria species on vertical ropes and in pond/tank culture.