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Which of the following algae is being used in space research?
1. Chlorella
2. Cladophora
3. Hydrodictyon
4. Chlamydomonas

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Chlorella

Concept:

  • Plants in the Thallophyta group are commonly called algae.
  • The group Thallophyta includes plants that are without embryos.
  • This group includes algae and fungi.
  • The other plants are included in the Embryophyta.
  • Examples are Spirogyra, Ulothrix, Cladophora, Chorella, Hydrodictyon, and Chara.

Explanation:

  • Chlorella (green alga) is known as the Space algae and is used in space research.
  • It serves as a good source of food for humans in space as it contains a high level of iron, vitamins and amino acids.
  • It grows easily in the presence of sunlight, minerals and water and using hydroponics.

 

  • Cladophora (green algae) grow both in fresh and saline water. Cladophorales has many nuclei are present in their coenocytic body.
  • Hydrodictyon is a green alga. It is commonly called water net
  • Chlamydomonas: It is a unicellular green alga(eukaryote). It contains higher photosynthetic pigments like chl.a and b, so it is capable of producing its food

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