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Algae - an introduction to phycology

By: Hoek, C. van den.
Contributor(s): Mann, D.G | Jahns, H.M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge University Press 1995Description: xi,623p.Subject(s): Book | Botany: Algae, water plants, fungiSummary: The text represents a completely revised and updated edition of a German textbook. This new edition takes into account recent re-evaluations in algal systematics and phylogeny that have been made necessary by insights provided by the powerful techniques of molecular genetics and electron microscopy, as well as more traditional life history studies. Each main algal group is considered in turn, its principal characteristics outlined and its ecological pecularities and phylogenetic relationships discussed, to provide a comprehensive survey. A final chapter summarizes the phylogeny of algae in relation to other phyla.
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The text represents a completely revised and updated edition of a German textbook. This new edition takes into account recent re-evaluations in algal systematics and phylogeny that have been made necessary by insights provided by the powerful techniques of molecular genetics and electron microscopy, as well as more traditional life history studies. Each main algal group is considered in turn, its principal characteristics outlined and its ecological pecularities and phylogenetic relationships discussed, to provide a comprehensive survey. A final chapter summarizes the phylogeny of algae in relation to other phyla.

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