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The Ecology of Algae

The Ecology of Algae

by F. E. Round


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521269063
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/08/1984
Pages: 664
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The physical and chemical characteristics of the environment; 2. Habitats and communities of algae; 3. Phytobenthos: epilithon, epipsammon; endolithon, endopsammon, artificial surfaces; 4. Coral reefs - the free-living algal flora; 5. Phytobenthos: epiphyton, metaphyton, endophyton, epizoon, endozoon; 6. Phytoplankton; 7. Dispersal, continuity and phytogeography; 8. Symbiosis, parastism and grazing; 9. Annual succession and growth; 10. Energy flow and nutrient cycling; 11. ALgal contribution to the sediments; 12. Palaeoecology; 13. Eutrophication and pollution; Conclusion; Appendix: a synopsis of the classification of the algae mentioned in the book; References; Index.

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