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ulva

(ˈʌlvə)
n
(Plants) a member of a genus of green seaweeds. Also called: sea lettuce

ul•va

(ˈʌl və)
n., pl. -vas.
any bright green seaweed of the genus Ulva, family Ulvaceae, growing in large flat sheets.
[1705–15; < New Latin; Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ulva - type genus of the family UlvaceaeUlva - type genus of the family Ulvaceae; green seaweed having a thallus two cells thick: sea lettuce
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
family Ulvaceae, sea-lettuce family, Ulvaceae - thin flat or tubular green algae
sea lettuce, laver - seaweed with edible translucent crinkly green fronds
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Land Rovers and quad bikes are the only vehicles which normally attempt the eight-mile route across the rough track from Ulva.
With only eight residents, Gometra, west of Mull, does not attract much traffic and Land Rovers and quad bikes are the only vehicles which attempt the eight-mile route across the rough track from Ulva.
In a letter of support to the plan, Moray Finch, general manager of Mull and Iona Community Trust, said the plan would boost the local economy of Ulva Ferry.
biofilms have been found to modulate the settlement (with inductive or inhibitory effects) of a variety of macroscopic algae and invertebrates such as Ulva spores, cypris, mussel larvae, or sea urchin larvae (Martin-Rodriguez et al., 2014).
On the other hand, it has been published on the chemical characterization of polysaccharides mainly in Ulva sp., this parameter in this study was agreement with literature in green algae (Lahaye & Jegou, 1993; Ray, 2006).
Starch content was higher for Ulva Fasciata rather than those of the other kinds of treatment (p<0.05).
In treatment T1 (with Ulva spp.), the TAN-N concentration remained between 0.[O.sub.2] and 0.22 mg [L.sup.-1], at levels below those measured in PC, T2, and T3 until the 10th day.
Ulva also has two moorings for boats as the area is popular with yachties, but the island is most treasured by twitchers and sea life enthusiasts; it is home to 123 different bird species, including the white-tailed sea eagle, and its coast is alive with Minke whales, porpoises and dolphins.
The survival rates after exposure to 2.5% Enteromorpha compressa and Ulva pertusa methanol extracts were 4.2% and 1.8% at 48 h, respectively; these extracts were classified as highly larvicidal.
The agriculture chief was told that while ulva is considered a nuisance, it is a good source of minerals and vitamins and, thus, good material for making animal feeds.
Bioremediation potential, growth and biomass yield of the green seaweed, Ulva lactuca in an integrated marine aquaculture system at the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia at different stocking densities and effluent flow rates.