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Seaweeds: Their Environment, Biogeography and Ecophysiology

By: K Luning

527 pages, B/w photos, figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Sep 1990 | #8765 | ISBN: 0471624349
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Part I presents the geographic distribution of seaweeds and seagrasses around the world, environmental factors, floral history, and relevant paleoceanographic considerations, covered geographically. Part II covers seaweed ecophysiology, including the relationships of light, temperature, salinity, and other abiotic factors on seaweed distribution.


DISTRIBUTION AND STRUCTURE OF SEAWEED VEGETATION. Seaweed Vegetation of the Cold and Warm Temperate Regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Seaweeds of the Arctic. Seaweed Vegetation of the Tropical Regions. Temperate and Polar Seaweed Vegetation of the Southern Hemisphere. ECOPHYSIOLOGY OF SEAWEEDS. Light. Temperature, Salinity, and Other Abiotic Factors. Biotic Factors in the Euphotic Zone: Strategies, Productivity of Seaweeds, and Commercial Uses. Bibliography. Taxonomic Overview of Genera. Index.

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