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Pure Cultures of Algae: Their Preparation & Maintenance

Handbook / Manual

By: EG Pringsheim(Author), FE Fritsch(Foreword By)

119 pages, 8 b/w illustrations

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jun 2016 | #232796 | ISBN-13: 9781316613207
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Originally published in 1946, Pure Cultures of Algae presents an account of the practical conclusions reached by the author during many years of experimentation with algae, drawing attention to the possibilities opened up by algae cultures. The text provides a guide to the methodology behind growing algae and the treatment and utilization of cultures. References are also included. Pure Cultures of Algae will be of value to anyone with an interest in algae and the history of science.


Foreword F. E. Fritsch
1. Introduction
2. Selection and preparation
3. Implements and media for growing algae
4. Plating methods for making pure cultures
5. The pipetting or washing method
6. Brief résumé of the modes of preparation of pure cultures
7. Treatment and utilization of cultures
8. Data on the culture of the various taxonomic groups

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