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Manual of Freshwater Algae (from Temple Tanks of Kerala)

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By: P Arulmurugan(Author), S Nagaraj(Author), N Anand(Author)

116 pages, 17 plates with colour photos and 1 colour map

Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh

Hardback | Jan 2016 | #234099 | ISBN-13: 9788121109420
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About this book

Language: English

The present manual deals with the biodiversity of freshwater algae from temple tanks of Kerala, which is a special type of lentic ecosystem prevalent in several parts of South India. A total number 94 temple tanks were studied and 274 taxa of algae belonging to genera under Chlorophyceae, Cyanophyceae, Bacillariophyceae, Euglenphyceae and other smaller groups of algae were recorded. Digital images of all the taxa are presented. The highlight of the manual is the information on the distribution of each species all over the country. Manual of Freshwater Algae is an outcome of an effort to create a database on freshwater algae of India



1. The biodiversity
2. Key to genera and description of species


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