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Biology of the red algae

Author: Kathleen M Cole; Robert G Sheath
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
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This 1990 book presents an authoritative review on the state of knowledge on the biology of the red algae. Written by a group of 26 internationally renowned experts, the eighteen chapters range from  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen M Cole; Robert G Sheath
ISBN: 0521343011 9780521343015
OCLC Number: 758018805
Description: IX, 517 p. : il., gráf
Contents: List of contributors; Preface; 1. An introduction Wm. J. Woelkerling; 2. Cell structure Curt M. Pueschel; 3. DNA: Microspectrofluorometric studies Lynda J. Goff and Annette W. Coleman; 4. Chromosomes Kathleen M. Cole; 5. Genetics John P. van der Meer; 6. Cell division Joe Scott and Sharon Broadwater; 7. Solute accumulation and osmotic adjustment Robert H. Reed; 8. Carbon metabolism John A. Raven, Andrew M. Johnston and Jeffrey J. MacFarlane; 9. Pigmentation and photoacclimation Elisabeth Gantt; 10. Cell walls James S. Craigie; 11. Development Susan D. Waaland; 12. Vegetative growth and organization Roy J. Coomans and Max H. Hommersand; 13. Sexual reproduction and cystocarp development Max H. Hommersand and Susanne Fredericq; 14. Sporangia and spores Michael D. Guiry; 15. Marine ecology Joanna M. Kain and Trevor A. Notron; 16. Freshwater ecology Robert G. Sheath and Julie A. Hambrook; 17. Reproductive strategies Michael M. Hawkes; 18. Taxonomy and evolution David J. Garbary and Paul W. Gabrielson; Taxonomic Index; Subject Index.
Responsibility: edited by Kathleen M. Cole, Robert G. Sheath.


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"This book is the first major work on red algae since the publication of 'Biology of Rhodophyta' by P. Dixon in 1973....This scholarly work is a welcome addition to the list of reference books on Read more...

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