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Algae and human affairs

Author: Carole A Lembi; J Robert Waaland; Phycological Society of America.
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Algae and Human Affairs provides a comprehensive survey of the major roles of algae in present and future human life.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carole A Lembi; J Robert Waaland; Phycological Society of America.
ISBN: 0521321158 9780521321150
OCLC Number: 17840741
Description: viii, 590 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The algae: an overview / Marilyn M. Harlin and W. Marshall Darley --
Structure and role of algae in tropical reef communities / Mark M. Littler and Diane S. Littler --
Algae and the environment: the Great Lakes case / Eugene F. Stoermer --
Porphyra as food: cultivation and economics / Thomas F. Mumford, Jr., and Akio Miura --
Cultivated edible kelp / Louis D. Druehl --
Food and food products from seaweeds / Isabella A. Abbott --
Spirulina: a model for microalgae as human food / Alan Jassby --
Some public health aspects of microalgal products / Alan Jassby --
Commercial production and applications of algal hydrocolloids / Jerry G. Lewis, Norman F. Stanley, and G. Gordon Guist --
Lipids and polyols from microalgae / Kenneth G. Spencer --
The role of microalgae in liquid waste treatment and reclamation / William J. Oswald --
Hydrogen production by algal water splitting / Elias Greenbaum --
Products from fossil algae / Richard W. George --
Algae and agriculture / Blaine Metting, William R. Rayburn, and Pierre A. Reynaud --
Marine dinoflagellate blooms: dynamics and impacts / Karen A. Steidinger and Gabriel A. Vargo --
Hazards of freshwater blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) / Paul R. Gorham and Wayne W. Carmichael --
Marine biofouling / L.V. Evans --
Algae as weeds: economic impact, ecology, and management alternatives / Carole A. Lembi, Steven W. O'Neal, and David F. Spencer --
Algae in space / Robert A. Wharton, Jr., David T. Smernoff, and Maurice M. Averner --
The genetic improvement of algae: progress and prospects / John P. van der Meer --
A future of phycotechnology / Arthur Michio Nonomura.
Responsibility: edited by Carole A. Lembi, J. Robert Waaland ; sponsored by the Phycological Society of America, Inc.
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