Diatoms: Biology and Morphology of the Genera

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Cambridge University Press, May 25, 1990 - Science - 747 pages
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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
13
Complementarity and heterovalvy 34 Portules 35 Ocelli
91
Auxospore development 96 Motility 104
104
Paleoecology 116 Concepts in diatom systematics 117 Evolution
124
Araphid genera
345
Raphid genera
450
New taxa
651
List of recently described genera
680
References
707
Taxonomic index
729
Subject index
744
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