FUNCTION & TASK
Study on taxonomy of marine seaweed.
Study on the biological characteristics of economic seaweed species and ecosystem to serve practical application for the protection, utilization and development of the resources.
Application of biotechnology in breed production, screening, adaptation and culture of high-value marine species.
Proposal of scientific technical technologies to use protection and sustainable utilization of marine creatures.
Research of production artifical seedling (plantlets) of seaweed by tissue or protoblast cultivated methods.
Research of coral and sponge cultivation for economy, medicine.
Research selected seaweed species with the high ability of CO2 absorption to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and cope with climate change.
Production of artificial seedling from Sargassum zygotes.
Complete a standard herbarium sheet of vietnamese seaweed.
Storation of the living seaweed.
A. Study on the biological characteristics which can be used for biomass production, protection, recovery and sustainable utilization.
Study on the biological characteristics of economic seaweed species.
Assessment of marine creature resources,study on the biological characteristics of population ecosystem which can be used for solutions of protection and sustainable utilization.
Using remote sensing images and G.I.S data for survey and assessment of seaweed resources.
Survey, screening and cultivate some potential seaweed species with high carbonhydrate contents to be used as initial materials for bio-fuel productio.
Entry of three economic seaweed species for biomass production.
1: Kappaphycus alvarezii.
2: Eucheuma denticulatum.
3: Kappaphycus striatum.
B. Selection of seaweed species and models suitable for Vietnam coastal ecological enviromental conditions
Floating raft cultivation model in open sea for red seaweeds.
The model and cultivation technique of green seaweed in land-based pond.
Production of artificial seedling from Sargassum zygotes and floating raft cultivation model in open sea for Sargassum seaweeds.
On bottom raft cultivation model in open sea for coral.