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Aquarium Plants

Handbook / Manual
By: Christel Kasselmann
518 pages, Col photos, illus
Publisher: Krieger
Aquarium Plants
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  • Aquarium Plants ISBN: 9781575240916 Hardback Jun 2003 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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Describes the general demands of temperature, water, nourishment, and light for more than 300 aquarium plants and covers the pros and cons of different lamp types, colors of light, montage, and offers comprehensive advice on how to choose the right plants for an aquarium. Ecological factors, the biology and morphology of flowers, and generative and vegetative reproduction are also discussed.

Contents

Aquatic and Marsh Plants in Their Natural Habitats Environmental Factors Seasonal Influences, Vegetation Rhythm, and Types of Waterways Climate Rhythmics Adaptation Characteristics of Aquatic and Marsh Plants Description of Selected Natural Habitats The Importance of Ecological Factors in the Cultivation of Aquarium Plants Aquarium Temperature Light in the Aquarium The Aquarium Substrate Water in the Aquarium Flower Morphology Flower Structure Forms of Inflorescence Flower Biology Pollination by Animals, Wind, Water Flower Biology in Hydrocharitaceae Sexual Propagation of Aquarium Plants Sowing and Growing Cultivation of Aquarium Plants Vegetative Propagation of Aquarium Plants Cuttings Runners Division Bulbils and Brood Tubers Propagation of Certain Floating Plants Propagation by Tissue or Meristem Culture Practical Application of Propagation by Tissue or Meristem Culture The Correct Choice of Aquarium Plants Geniune Aquatic Plants Distinguishing Aquatic and Marsh Plants Fast-Growing Marsh Plants Slow-Growing Marsh Plants Plants Unsuitable for Aquariums The Design of Plant Aquaria Aquarium Plants from A to Z The Aponogeton Genus The Cryptocoryne Genus The Echinodorus Genus The Lagenandra Genus The Vallisneria Genus Family Lemnaceae Newly Introduced Aquarium Plants New Echinodorus Cultivars Appendixes Appendix 1: Temperature Tolerance of Important Aquarium Plants Appendix 2: Light Requirements of Aquarium Plants Appendix 3: Leaf Shapes Appendix 4: Leaf Arrangements Appendix 5: Margin, Apex, Leaf Base Appendix 6: Frequently Used Common Names of Aquarium Plants Glossary Bibliography Index

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Biography

Christel Kasselmann passes on her experience from over 30 plant-collecting expeditions in the tropics. She has made several trips to the Americas to study the growing conditions of species of the genus Echinodorus, which is her specialty. Kasselmann has written over 150 articles and books about water plants and for 20 years she edited the German aquarium plant magazine Aqua Planta.
Handbook / Manual
By: Christel Kasselmann
518 pages, Col photos, illus
Publisher: Krieger
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