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Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and - download pdf or read online

By John D. Wehr,Robert G. Sheath,J. Patrick Kociolek

ISBN-10: 0127415505

ISBN-13: 9780127415505

Freshwater algae are one of the so much different and ubiquitous organisms on the earth. They occupy a major diversity of ecological stipulations from lakes and rivers to acidic peat swamps, inland saline lakes, snow and ice, damp soils, wetlands, wasteland soils, wastewater remedy crops, and are symbionts in and on many vegetation, fungi, and animals. In North the USA, the range of freshwater habitats colonized through algae is especially wealthy, and gives a major and engaging variety of environments for his or her learn. They shape the bottom of such a lot aquatic meals webs and are serious to stories of atmosphere well-being. Algal ecologists and taxonomists play a tremendous position within the knowing of aquatic ecosystems: their biodiversity, productiveness, interactions with different organisms, and water caliber. This publication presents in a single quantity a realistic and complete consultant to the genera of freshwater algae recognized from North the US. The structure combines the mandatory ecological, taxonomic and methodological info for all scientists operating in aquatic environments, even if their uniqueness is in environmental tracking and water caliber review, organic composition, ecology, evolution, or molecular biology.

Key Features
* the 1st entire accounting of North America's freshwater algal genera in additional than 50 years
* features a advisor to the present literature on species identity in every one team of algae
* fine quality pictures and drawings of greater than 770 genera
* a transparent, easy-to-use introductory key to the diagnostic chapters
* man made chapters on freshwater habitats, use of algae in environmental evaluate, and keep watch over of nuisance algae
* Contributions from 27 specialists in all parts of freshwater algae
* vast literature citations
* spouse quantity of Ecology and type of North American Freshwater Invertebrates 2d version, edited through Throp and Covich

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