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Handbook of Phycological Methods : Culture Methods and Growth Measurements - Janet R. Stein

Handbook of Phycological Methods

Culture Methods and Growth Measurements

By: Janet R. Stein (Editor)

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Published: 31st March 1980
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This 1973 book was the first comprehensive collection of techniques for culturing algae. Twenty-eight clearly written chapters by 30 outstanding algologists utilize the work of more than 600 investigators. On its initial publication, the book became a standard reference in the field.

Contributors
Editor's preface
Introduction
Isolation and Purification
Growth media - freshwater
Growth media -
Methods for microscopic algae
Methods for microflagellates and nannoplankton
Methods for macroscopic algae
Methods for coenocytic algae
Methods for Cyanophyceae
Special methods - micromanipulators
Special methods - virus detection in Cyanophyceae
Special methods - dry soil samples
General Equipment and Methods
Apparatus and maintenance
Sterilization
Preservation by freezing and freeze-drying
Toxic and inhibitory materials associated with culturing
Special Culture Methods
Continuous culture - a method for the production of unicelluar algal foods
Mass culture
Light-temperature gradient plate Chase
Growth with organic carbon and energy sources
Growth Measurements
Division rates Robert
Growth measurements by analysis of carbon
Dry weight, packed cell volume and optical density Constantine Sorokin
Coulter counter for phytoplankton
Pigment analysis
Intracellular growth rates
Bioassay
Bioassay: biotin
Bioassay: cyanocobalamin
Bioassay: thiamine Kenneth Gold
Bioassay: vitamin content of algae
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521297479
ISBN-10: 0521297478
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 472
Published: 31st March 1980
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.67
Weight (kg): 0.69