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Blue-green algae

Blue-green algae

[by] G.E. Fogg [and others].

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Published by Academic Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cyanophyceae

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 375-431.

    ContributionsFogg, G. E. 1919-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 459 p. illus. ;
    Number of Pages459
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21669087M

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    People, pets and livestock should avoid contact with any floating mats, scums, or discolored water. Colors can include shades of green, blue-green, yellow, brown or red. Never drink, prepare food, cook, or make ice with untreated surface water, whether or not algae blooms are addition to toxins, untreated surface water may contain bacteria, parasites, or viruses that could cause. Overall I found Slime to be a well researched and interesting book about the evolutionary history of some varieties of algae, their complex interactions with ecosystems and other organisms, how humans have harvested and used algae in the past, and the ways in which scientists are studying algae today/5.

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These single-celled organisms live in fresh, brackish (combined salt. Textbook of Algae. Sharma. Tata McGraw-Hill Education, Jan 1, - Algae - pages. 8 Reviews. Aimed to meet requirements of undergraduate students of botany. This book covers topics such as: evolution of sex and sexuality in algae; and, pigments in algae with their chemistry and the evolution of thallus in algae.

absent According 5/5(8). Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) Sarah Rushforth, M.S. Rushforth Phycology Phycological Research Consortium () [email protected] Blue green algae or Aphanizomenon flos-aquae (AFA) is an edible, highly nutritious fresh water microalgae that grows in wild pristine waters of Upper Klamath Lake in North America, where all pure AFA grows and has been harvested since the 's.

BGA contains a wide spectrum of nutritional components including phenethylamine (PEA), chlorophyll, carotenoids, B vitamins, polysaccharides. Blooms of blue-green algae can be toxic to canines and most often fatal.

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Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, are naturally found in fresh water in the U.S. and in Lake Champlain and other Vermont waters.

Some types of cyanobacteria can release natural toxins or poisons (called cyanotoxins) into the water, especially when they die and break down.

The name cyanobacteria comes from the color of the bacteria (Greek: κυανός, romanized: kyanós, lit. 'blue').

Cyanobacteria, which are prokaryotes, are also called "blue-green algae", though some modern botanists restrict the term algae to eukaryotes. The Blue-Green Algae - Ebook written by G Fogg. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Blue-Green Algae. Cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae are single-celled organisms that naturally exist in fresh or salt waters.

They use sunlight to make their food. When there are a lot of nutrients available in the water, the bacteria can grow rapidly or “bloom” to form a visible film or scum on the surface of the water. Blue-green algae are most often blue-green in color, but can also be blue, green, reddish-purple, or brown.

Blue-green algae generally grow in lakes, ponds, and slow-moving streams when the water is warm and enriched with nutrients like phosphorus or nitrogen.

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These questions and answers provide information to address health concerns about exposure to blue-green algal toxins in. The blue-green algae are technically not algae at all: They are bacteria.

For years, they were considered algae because they’re aquatic and make their own food. This group of bacteria is called the Cyanobacteria, and it has the distinction of being the oldest known group of. However, a few species of blue-green algae, such as Microcystis, Aphanizomenon, and Anabaena, produce toxins capable of causing illness in humans and toxins can cause gastroenteritis, neurological disorders, and possibly cancer.

In this case, illness is caused by the ingestion of the toxin produced by the organisms, rather than ingestion of the organism itself, as is the case. Purchase The Blue-Green Algae - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNCyanobacteria have been commonly referred to as ‘blue-green algae’. However, cyanobacterial blooms are not always blue-green. In fact, they can be blue, bright green, brown,white or red.

Bloom appearance can be best described as “pea soup” or “spilled paint” on the water’s surface. Appendices A and B. Blue-green algae, also called cyanobacteria, any of a large, heterogeneous group of prokaryotic, principally photosynthetic organisms.

Cyanobacteria resemble the eukaryotic algae in many ways, including morphological characteristics and ecological niches, and were at one time treated as algae, hence the common name of blue-green algae. Algae. Blue-green algae are actually bacteria that have qualities similar to algae and other plants.

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Members are unicellular and colonial flagellates. Prominent examples of green algae include Paramecium and hydra. Extended Reading: Chloroplasts. Not an Algae: Blue-green Algae. In the past, blue-green algae were one of the most well-known types of algae.Harmful Blue-green Algae Blooms.

Blue-green Algae and Health brochure is available in Portable Document Format (PDF, KB, 2 pp.) View and Order HAB Publications; Blue-green algae are microscopic organisms that can form dense blooms in surface waters.

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