Book ID: 105814
A Beginner's Guide to Diatoms. 2nd revised and enlarged edition. 2015. 98 (mostly col.) plates. 175 p. 4to. Paper bd. (ISBN 978-3-87429-493-5)
Contents: Preface/ Chapter 1: Introduction (How to collect, process and identify diatoms/ Phytoplankton/ Periphyton/ Permanent preparation/Light microscopy (LM)/ Sanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)/ The Pathways to diatom studies)/ Chapter 2: Biology and Application of Diatoms(Introduction/ Habitat/ Habit/ Frustule Structure/ Cytology/ Cell Division/ Movement of Diatoms/ Life Cycle/ Resting Stages/ Ecology and Biomonitoring/ Palaeoecology and climate change/ Diatomite/ Diatoms in Forensic Science/ Harmful Diatoms/ Modern Diatomology/ Diatom in arts/Classification and Sytematics)/ Chapter 3: Features and Illustrated Glossary for Diatom Identification (Illustrated Glossary of Terms Applicable to Diatoms/ Botanical Nomenclature/ A Mind Map/ Some Recent Name Changes)/ Chapter 4:Short Diagnostic Descriptions of Common Genera (Centric/ Pennate Diatoms: Araphid Group, Monoraphid Group,Proraphid Group, Biraphid Group, Naviculoid/ Sigmoid Group/ Heteropolar Group, Cymbelloid Group, Diatoms with Raphe Raised on Keel)/Bibliography/ Index of Diatom Species illustrated in this Guide/ Index of Figures.