Source of oil producing microalgae

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infidel
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Source of oil producing microalgae

Heya ppl,
I'm all set to start my final year project on biodiesel from microalgae but i'm stuck at the initial stage. I need to know what sample i need to collect in order to isolate oil producing microalgae? will sea water from ports do? 

Omai
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Try these resources for more

Try these resources for more info:

www.fao.org/docrep/w7241e/w7241e0h.htm

peswiki.com/index.php/Directory:Biodiesel_from_Algae_Oil

I think they will help you begin your project.

Omai

infidel
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Thank you for the sites.....

Thank you for the sites......they were really helpful!!

Venugopal Narne
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Hi,

Hi,

go through the link pasted here they isolated the Botrycoccus species from natural water falls of kodikenal and used for the production yealds charectrization.

http://www.ejbiotechnology.info/content/vol10/issue1/full/11/

This may helps you how to isolate and calculate the yeald of Hydrocarbons from the Algae.
I hope it will help for you.
vgnarne.