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Author: Robert Edward Lee
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
"Phycology is the study of algae, the primary photosynthetic organisms in freshwater and marine food chains. As a food source for zooplankton and filter-feeding shellfish, the algae are an extremely important group." "Since the publication of the first edition in 1980, this textbook has established itself as a classic resource on phycology. This revised edition maintains the format of previous editions, whilst  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Edward Lee
ISBN: 9780521864084 0521864089 9780521682770 0521682770 0521638836 9780521638838 0521630908 9780521630900
OCLC Number: 166626203
Description: x, 547 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. Introduction --
Basic characteristics of the algae --
pt. II. The prokaryotic algae --
Cyanobacteria --
pt. III. Evolution of the chloroplast --
Glaucophyta --
Rhodophyta --
Chlorophyta --
pt. IV. Evolution of one membrane of chloroplast endoplasmic reticulum --
Euglenophyta --
Dinophyta --
Apicomplexa --
pt. V. Evolution of two membranes of chloroplast endoplasmic reticulum and the Chlorarachniophyta --
Cryptophyta --
Heterokontophyta, chrysophyceae --
Heterokontophyta, Synurophyceae --
Heterokontophyta, Eustigmatophyceae --
Heterokontophyta, Pinguiophyceae --
Heterokontophyta, Dictyochophyceae --
Heterokontophyta, Pelagophyceae --
Heterokontophyta, Bolidophyceae --
Heterokontophyta, Bacillariophyceae --
Heterokontophyta, Raphidophyceae --
Heterokontophyta, Xanthophyceae --
Heterokontophyta, Phaeothamniophyceae --
Heterokontophyta, Phaeophyceae --
Prymnesiophyta --
Algae and the environment.
Responsibility: Robert Edward Lee.
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