A Conversation for Seaweed


Post 1


Seaweed goes limb when damp hence its use in predicting rain.

Seaweed is a source of iodine which was once used as a disenfectant, it is also a valuable soil conditioner and source of potash, I have also used it as a mulch to prevent weeds growing.

It has many useful properties, and French scientists are looking into its use in cancer treatment.

Nick - Jersey


Post 2


They also have some of the most ammusing Latin names ever, Canaliculata, being one particular example. My personal favourite is Fucus Vesiculosis. Aplogies for my spelling by the way, was a fair few years since I had to quote latin!
P.S I blame my lecturer for giving me a bizarre, if not sad love for these little blighters.

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