Algal Cultures, Analogues of Blooms And Applications (2 by D. V. Subba Rao

By D. V. Subba Rao

A thematic quantity with fresh advancements in micro algal study, this publication accommodates the newest findings in particular to handle how top algal cultures can be used as analogues of common blooms, their application in knowing the ecological rules and their functions in biotechnology. This set of two volumes can be priceless to researchers in organic oceanography in addition to scientists, complicated undergraduate and graduate scholars as a precis of present concepts in physiological ecology.

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2004) located blooms of the diazotrophic cyanophyte Trichodesmium during summer. Viruses It is possible that the abundant viruses (upto 107 ml–1) play a significant role in the species succession, in the mortality of phytoplankton and may terminate algal blooms through lysogeny (Bratbak et al. 1993, McDaniel et al. 2002; see chapter: 6 Nagasaki). Specific cyanophages seem to influence Prorochlorococcus or Synechococcus hosts differentially (Sullivan et al. 2003). Virus-like particles (VLPs) isolated from natural populations in the coastal bays of New Jersey and in culture populations of the brown tide bloomforming Aureococcus anophagefferens were similar and potentially caused the termination of the bloom (Gastrich et al.

The upper 200 m of the ocean is the illuminated zone also known  Algal Cultures, Analogues of Blooms and Applications as the “euphotic zone” characterized by active photosynthesis. The 200– 1000 m is the “twilight zone” or the mesopelagic zone. The deeper waters with no light constitute the “aphotic zone”. Members of each algal division have their characteristic photosynthetic pigments and harvest light energy in the visible spectrum (350–750 nm) and thus provide a spectral signature. Based on the spectral signatures using remote sensing it is possible to map detailed distributions of photosynthetic biomass in surface layers (see chapter: 2 Jeffrey and Wright).

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