i. Sea kelp is seaweed or brown algae. Kelp form large forests beneath the shallow waters of the ocean. Sea weeds are the marine resources.
ii. Seaweed doesn’t have xylem and phloem (vascular tissue) like other plants, but all parts of the kelp absorb the nutrients and gases that it needs to grow from the water in which it is grown.
iii. Kelp is harvested for food such as soups and other dishes. Kelp is also used in the production of soaps and glass.
iv. A kelp-derived product is also used as a thickener in ice cream, jelly, toothpaste, breads, beer, pudding, salad dressing and other items.
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