Diatoms: Biology and Morphology of the Genera

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Cambridge University Press, May 25, 1990 - Science - 747 pages
This book presents a wide-ranging introduction to the diatoms together with an illustrated description of over 250 genera. Diatoms are important as perhaps the commonest group of autotrophic plants on earth and are abundant in all waters and on soils and moist surfaces.
 

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Contents

The diatom cell 4 Collecting and studying diatoms 8 Culturing
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Complementarity and heterovalvy 34 Portules 35 Ocelli
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Auxospore development 96 Motility 104
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Paleoecology 116 Concepts in diatom systematics 117 Evolution
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Araphid genera
345
Raphid genera
449
New taxa
651
List of recently described genera
680
References
707
Taxonomic index
729
Subject index
744
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Page 713 - On new forms of marine Diatomaceae, found in the Firth of Clyde and in Loch Fine. Trans.
Page 721 - SIMS, 1977. A preliminary survey of the raphe structure of some advanced groups of diatoms (EpithemiaceaeSurirellaceae).
Page 724 - Untersuchungen zur Systematik und Ökologie der Bodendiatomeen der westlichen Ostsee. Int. Rev. ges. Hydrobiol., Syst. Beih.
Page 712 - Alle Schalenbildungen der Diatomeen treten als Folge von Zell- oder Kernteilungen auf.
Page 721 - PADDOCK, TBB, 1978. Observations on the valve structures of diatoms of the genus Plagiodiscus and on some associated species of Surirella. — Bot. J. Linn. Soc., 76: 1-25. PADDOCK, TBB, 1985.
Page 712 - Fortpflanzungsbiologische Eigentümlichkeiten von Cocconeis und Vorarbeiten zu einer systematischen Gliederung von Cocconeis placentula nebst Beobachtungen an Bastarden.
Page 709 - Filament formation in the diatom genera Melosira CA Agardh and Paralia Heiberg. Nova Hedwigia, Beih., 64:121-133.
Page 707 - Anonymous 1975 Proposals for a standardization of diatom terminology and diagnoses. Nova Hedwigia, Beih. 53: 323-354.
Page 712 - Gameten- und Auxosporenbildung von Synedra ulna im Vergleich mit anderen pennaten Diatomeen. Planta 30, 551-566.
Page 717 - REIMER (1980c) - The isolation, culture, and identification of endosymbiotic diatoms from Heterostegina depressa d'Orbigny and Amphistegina lessonii d'Orbigny (larger foraminifera) from Hawaii. Bot. Mar. 23, 297-302. LEE, JJ, ME McENERY, M.

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