By R. Jan Stevenson,Max L. Bothwell,Rex L. Lowe,James H. Thorp

ISBN-10: 0123907675

ISBN-13: 9780123907677

ISBN-10: 0126684502

ISBN-13: 9780126684506

Algae are a major component to aquatic benthic ecosystems simply because they replicate the well-being in their surroundings via their density, abundance, and variety. This finished and authoritative textual content is split into 3 sections to provide entire insurance of the dialogue during this box. the 1st part introduces the destinations of benthic algae in several ecosystems, like streams, huge rivers, lakes, and different aquatic habitats. the second one part is dedicated to a few of the components, either biotic and abiotic, that have an effect on benthic freshwater algae. the ultimate part of the publication makes a speciality of the position performed via algae in numerous advanced freshwater ecosystems. As trouble over environmental wellbeing and fitness escalates, the keystone and pivotal position performed via algae is turning into extra obvious. This quantity within the Aquatic Ecology sequence represents a tremendous compilation of the newest study at the the most important area of interest occupied by way of algae in aquatic ecosystems.

  • Presents algae because the vital participant in terms of environmental health
  • Prepared through prime specialists within the field
  • Includes entire remedy of the features of benthic algae in addition to the standards that have an effect on those very important aquatic organisms
  • Acts as an immense reference for somebody attracted to figuring out and coping with freshwater ecosystems

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