Carrageenan boosts mungbean yield by 750%
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Applying carrageenans from edible on the leaves of mungbean increases crop yield by an astounding 750 percent. When applied on peanut as foliar spray, the co-called carrageenanPlant Growth Promoter increase yield by as a much as 60 percent. Because of its strong binding to food proteins, carrageenan is widely used as a gelling, thickening and stabilizing ingredient in the food industry, especially in dairy and meat products.
Icamina, P. (2018, January 10). Carrageenan boosts mungbean yield by 750%. Malaya Business Insight, p. A2.
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Carrageenins; Seaweeds; Human food; Research; Seaweed culture; Pampanga State Agricultural University (PSAU); Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI); Central Visayas Integrated Agricultural Research Center; Department of Agriculture's Cagayan Valley Research Center; Northern Mindanao Agricultural Crops and Livestock Research Complex; Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD); Department of Science and Technology (DOST); Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority
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