Anticipated targeted traits:

  • Amino acids

    • Particularly those that contribute to "umami" flavor

  • Biostimulant content/capacity

  • Classic morphological traits:

    • Blade:stipe ratio

    • Dry & wet weight of plants & individual tissue types

  • Macro- & Micronutrients, Ash content

  • Sugar profiles

  • Susceptibility/evidence of disease, biofouling, & herbivory

Are you interested in giant kelp aquaculture? We want to hear from you; what kelp traits are important for you, fast growth, specific bioelements, other? Please contact us!