Novel technology to search for disease-free seaweed

(04/20/17)

Novel technology to be used in search for disease-free seaweed

A hi-tech piece of lab equipment that could be used for the first time to help breed disease-resistant algae for the seaweed-growing industry has been delivered to the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) this week.

Representatives from BMG LABTECH have recently delivered a NEPHELOstar to Dr Claire Gachon, senior lecturer in molecular phycology at SAMS.

In a novel application for this type of instrument, Dr Gachon will use the......................

 


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