Seaweeds of Kerala Coast, India is the outcome of extensive field explorations and provides a comprehensive taxonomic account of the seaweed flora of Kerala state. The book documents 147 taxa of seaweeds, belonging to 56 taxa of Rhodophyceae (red algae), 48 taxa of Chlorophyceae (green algae) and 43 taxa of Phaeophyceae (brown algae) and provides detailed descriptions and distribution of each taxon, including ﬁeld and microscopic photographs and illustrations. The economic importance and taxonomic notes have been provided wherever required.
2. Study area
3. Plan of work
4. Analysis of seaweed flora
5. Factors affecting seaweed vegetation
6. Conservation strategies
7. Systematic treatment: (i) Class: Chlorophyceae. (ii) Class: Phaeophyceae. (iii) Class: Rhodophyceae
10. Index to botanical names