Untitled Document
Grow seaweed - add value - win markets
SiPlanet Foundation
The South East Asia Seaplant Network
Sunday, Aug 09, 2020
Untitled Document
Home News Publications Links Services Trade Data Contact Us Guest Book SEA Partnership
  
     
     
Untitled Document
 
Varieties of the Kappaphycus
Friday, Dec 07 2007 - Source: The Eucheuma Seaplant Handbook Vol. 1 - last read: Sunday, Aug 09 2020 (3789 x)
Print
 
Varietes of the Kappaphycus



1. Tambalang Type



Long strands; typically fewer branches than flower; small to large diameter branches; generally thriving in deep water in northern areas of Philippines but seldom seen in the Southern Philippines as “flower” now predominates there. Tambalang predominates in much of Indonesia, India, Sabah, Malaysia and Tanzania.



2. Sacol Type



Clumps of short multiple branches, with small diameter stems. Often found over sandy or muddy substrate such as that found near its source area of Sacol Island, Zamboanga, Philippines. Commonly grown in Bali, Indonesia. Sold as salad vegetable in Cebu markets but recently being replaced by farmers with the “Bisaya” type.



3. Flower Type



Clumps of short multiple branches with small diameter stems similar to Sacol type and resembling a “flower”. Found in shallow reef areas of the Philippines. Dominant strain in the Bongao / Sitangkai areas of the Philippines since 2000. Also seems to be appearing in Sulawesi and Nusa Tenggara Timur in Indonesia. Subgroups include the larger “vanguard” type and the smaller “goma” (rubber) type which tends to have a rubbery texture and appearance.



4. Bisaya Type



Looks like a cross between tambalang and sacol types. Predominant form in the Bohol region of the Philippines.



5. Sumba Type



Long, thick strands. Rather like a coarse, robust form of the tambalang type. Originated in Sumba Island, Indonesia but now grown at several sites in Indonesia. Favoured by some farmers in Bali.



6. Others Type
Known by various name from region to region. These include apparent variants of the Tambalang type that include the long, thick “kapilaran” type and a second type called “vanguard”. Smaller types include the “adik” (addict) type which may be a variant of “flower”.
 
Log Input: evhy
  Untitled Document
East ASEAN Initiative training modules featured at BIMP-EAGA training-of-trainer workshops
Saturday, Jun 20 2009(5841x)
A Seaweed bubble bursts, soaking Indonesia Farmers
Thursday, Oct 23 2008(6222x)
Seaweed powder could give noodles formulation boost
Monday, Sep 22 2008(4206x)
Spanish firm wants to buy seaweeds from RP
Wednesday, Aug 20 2008(4169x)
The Nutritional And Medicinal Value Of Seaweeds Used In Chinese Medicine
Monday, Apr 28 2008(4640x)
The Danger Behind Rocketing Prices For Seaweed Raw Materials in The Carrageenan Industry
Monday, Apr 28 2008(8694x)
Carrageenan Refined & Semi-refined
Friday, Apr 18 2008(7442x)
What is seaweed???
Wednesday, Apr 16 2008(5423x)
Alginate production methods
Thursday, Mar 06 2008(5970x)
Varieties of the Kappaphycus
Friday, Dec 07 2007(3790x)
     
Untitled Document
 
Seaplant.net Foundation gratefully acknowledges past support for this website from the IFC-PENSA program,
from the EAI-BDS project of AusAID and from Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH.

The site is now fully supported and maintained by Seaplant.net Foundation.
The modest fees that we charge for downloads enable us to keep the site going.
 
All Rights Reserved 2009 @ SEAPlant.net Foundation
Developed by SEAPlant.net Team.
About us | Usage Agreement | Webmaster