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Textbook of Algae


By: OP Sharma

360 pages, 236 illus

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Dec 1986 | #18082 | ISBN: 007451928X
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This is a comprehensive text styled to meet requirements of undergraduate students of botany. Some of the topics covered are evolution of sex and sexuality in algae; pigments in algae with their chemistry and the evolution of thallus in algae.


1. Introduction 2. Classification 3. Cytology 4. Thakkus Structure 5. Life-Cycles 6. Laboratory Culture and Staining 7. Economic Aspects 8. Myxophyceae (Blue-Green Algae) 9. Chlorophyceae (Green Algae) 10. Xanthophyceae (Yellow-Green Algae) 11. Bacillariophyceae (Diatoms) 12. Phaeophyceae (Brown Algae) 13. Rhodophyceae (Red-Algae) 14. Glossary

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