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Algae of Australia: Introduction

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: Algae of Australia

Edited By: Patrick M McCarthy and Anthony E Orchard

744 pages, b&w illus


Hardback | Mar 2007 | #165720 | ISBN-13: 9780643093775
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NHBS Price: £180.00 $220/€202 approx

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This introductory volume includes essays on the history of research on Australian algae, their classification, fossil record, systematic relationships, ecology, biogeography and economic significance. Keys to the identification of the orders of algae are accompanied by an extensive bibliography, and 29 synoptic chapters provide an overview of the biology of the algal classes. The volume concludes with a glossary of more than 1500 technical terms.

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