By Linda E. Graham
Present, accomplished, and easily available to all readers despite their wisdom at the topic, this information-packed source on freshwater, marine, and terrestrial algae kinds specializes in what humans actually need to grasp approximately algae—why they're so various; how they're comparable; easy methods to distinguish the foremost varieties; their roles in meals webs, worldwide biogeochemical biking; the formation of damaging algae bloom; and the way we make the most of them. offers a stimulating review of the significance of algae. Covers biotic institutions concerning algae, with discussions on herbivory interactions, algal nutrition caliber, symbioses, pathogeneic interactions, and extra. Considers the industrial, ecological, and biotechnological purposes of algae, and gives entire assurance on algal biodiversity, type platforms, molecular phylogenetics, and alertness of molecular info to ecological difficulties. bargains an in depth research on endosymbiosis. and comprises in depth, stand-alone chapters on cryptomonads, dinoflagellates, ochrophytes, purple algae, eco-friendly algae, and phytoplankton ecology. Covers new analytical ideas (i.e. molecular phylogenetics, DNA-based ways to the learn of existence cycles, and fluorescence equipment for the research for photosynthesis); integrates many attention-grabbing boxed essays; and complements fabric with various pictures and illustrations. For researchers and execs within the fields of aquatic ecology and technological program of algae.
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Algae by Linda E. Graham