By Robert A. Andersen

ISBN-10: 0120884267

ISBN-13: 9780120884261

Algal Culturing Techniques is a complete reference on all points of the isolation and cultivation of marine and freshwater algae, together with seaweeds. it truly is divided into seven elements that hide historical past, media training, isolation and purification thoughts, mass culturing innovations, phone counting and progress dimension ideas, and reports on subject matters and purposes of algal tradition concepts for environmental investigations.

Algal Culturing Techniques was once constructed to function either a brand new textbook and key reference for phycologists and others learning aquatic structures, aquaculture and environmental sciences. scholars of algal ecology, marine botany, marine phycology, and microbial ecology will benefit from the hands-on technique for culturing numerous algae from clean and marine waters. Researchers in undefined, resembling aquaculture, pharmaceutical, foodstuffs, and biotechnology businesses will locate an authoritative and entire reference.

  • Sponsored by way of the Phycological Society of America
  • Features colour pictures and illustrations throughout
  • Describes culturing tools starting from the attempt tube to open air ponds and coastal seaweed farms
  • Details isolation options starting from conventional micropipette to computerized movement cytometeric methods
  • Includes purification, progress, upkeep, and cryopreservation techniques
  • Highlights tools for estimating algal populations, progress charges, separating and measuring algal pigments, and detecting and culturing algal viruses
  • Features a accomplished appendix of approximately 50 algal tradition medium recipes
  • Includes a word list of phycological terms

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