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Algae research. Researchers examining experimental units being used to grow algae (seen inside tubes, green). These are marine algae and could be used for a variety of purposes, as a food source or as medicinal plants, or for cosmetic products. This unit is part of the Almeria Fruit and Vegetable Exporters Association (COEXPHAL), Almeria, Spain. Since the 1960s, the economy of this region of Spain has been dominated by greenhouses and other agricultural methods like hydroponics.
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