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By Robert A. Andersen

ISBN-10: 0120884267

ISBN-13: 9780120884261

Algal Culturing Techniques is a finished reference on all facets of the isolation and cultivation of marine and freshwater algae, together with seaweeds. it's divided into seven elements that disguise heritage, media practise, isolation and purification options, mass culturing suggestions, cellphone counting and progress dimension ideas, and reports on themes and functions of algal tradition suggestions for environmental investigations.

Algal Culturing Techniques used to be constructed to function either a brand new textbook and key reference for phycologists and others learning aquatic platforms, aquaculture and environmental sciences. scholars of algal ecology, marine botany, marine phycology, and microbial ecology will benefit from the hands-on method for culturing various algae from clean and marine waters. Researchers in undefined, equivalent to aquaculture, pharmaceutical, foodstuffs, and biotechnology businesses will locate an authoritative and finished reference.

  • Sponsored via the Phycological Society of America
  • Features colour images and illustrations throughout
  • Describes culturing tools starting from the try tube to outside ponds and coastal seaweed farms
  • Details isolation strategies starting from conventional micropipette to computerized circulation cytometeric methods
  • Includes purification, progress, upkeep, and cryopreservation techniques
  • Highlights tools for estimating algal populations, progress premiums, separating and measuring algal pigments, and detecting and culturing algal viruses
  • Features a finished appendix of approximately 50 algal tradition medium recipes
  • Includes a thesaurus of phycological terms

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