Book ID: 95949
Handbook of Algae. 2008. figs. VIII, 290 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Contents: Preface/ Introduction/ Cyanophyta/ Chlorophyta/ Euglenophyta Phaeophyta/ Rhodophyta/ Cryptophyta Pyrrhophyta/ Chrysophyta Bacillariophyta/ Fossil Algae/ Soil Algae and Symbiosis/ Algal physiology/ Ecology of Algae/ Reproduction in Algae/ Geographical distribution of Algae.-This a compilation work and embodies a fairly comprehensive treatment of the fundamental facts and aspects of Algae. This book will serve as an introduction to the subject of botany to the beginners in the field. Actually the book is intended to fulfill the need of students. This work may also serve as laboratory manual. The book aims at a broad treatment of Algae and gives a general review of the characteristics dealing with morphology, ecology, geographical distribution, development, reproduction and ultra-structural features of its members. It is organized into 14 chapters, each with several headings and subheadings.