The Algae World by Dinabandhu SahooThe Algae World by Dinabandhu Sahoo

The Algae World

byDinabandhu SahooEditorJOSEPH SECKBACH

Hardcover | December 29, 2015

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Algal World has been carefully written and edited with an interdisciplinary appeal and aims to bring all aspects of Algae together in one volume. The 22 chapters are divided into two different parts which have been authored by eminent researchers from across the world. The first part,Biology of Algae, contains 10 chapters dealing with the general characteristics, classification and description of different groups such as Blue Green Algae, Green Algae, Brown Algae, Red Algae, Diatoms, Xanthophyceae, Dinophyceae, etc. In , it has two important chapters covering Algae in Extreme Environments and Life Histories and Growth Forms in Green Algae. The second part,Applied Phycology, contains 12 chapters dealing with the more applied aspects ranging from Algal Biotechnology, Biofuel, Phycoremediation, Bioactive Compounds, Biofertilizer, Fatty Acids, Harmful Algal Blooms, Industrial Applications of Seaweeds, Nanotechnology, Phylogenomics and Algal culture Techniques, etc.
Prof. Dinabandhu Sahoo is a full professor at the Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi 110007, India. He obtained his M. Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Delhi. He has been actively engaged in research and teaching in the field of Algae since 1983. His major research interests include Algal Biofuel and Carbon dioxid...
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Title:The Algae WorldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:598 pagesPublished:December 29, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401773203

ISBN - 13:9789401773201

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Table of Contents

Preface; Dinabandu Sahoo and Joseph Seckbach
List of Authors and their addresses
PART 1. Biology of Algae
1. General characteristics of Algae; Dinbandhu Sahoo and Pooja Baweja
2. Classification of Algae; Pooja Baweja and Dinbandhu Sahoo
3. Cyanobacteria; Sunaina Zutshi, Tasneem Fatima and Dinbandhu Sahoo
4. Green algae; Dinbandhu Sahoo and Mani Arora
5. Growth forms and life histories in green algae; Mani Arora and Dinbandhu Sahoo
6. Brown algae; Alok Arun, Priyanka Verma and Dinbandhu Sahoo
7. Red algae; Arunjit Mayanglambam and Dinbandhu Sahoo
8. Diatoms: Yellow or Golden Brown Algae; Savindra Kumar, Pooja Baweja and Dinbandhu Sahoo
9. Xanthophyceae, Euglenophyceae and Dinophyceae; Dinbandhu Sahoo and Savindra Kumar
10. Survey Of Algae In Extreme Environments; Joseph Seckbach
PART 2. Applied Phycology
11. Algal Biotechnology; Michael Armin Borowitzka
12. Harmful Algal Blooms; Peimin He
13. Phycoremediation; Siew-Moi Phang, Wan-Loy Chu And Reza Rabiei
14. Bioactivity of secondary metabolites from Macroalgae; Nathalie Bourgougnon and Gilles Bedoux
15. Marine algae: Gathered resource to global food industry; Jeff T. Hafting, M. Lynn Cornish, Amy Deveau and Alan T. Critchley
16. Metalic Nanoparticle Synthesis by Cyanobacteria: Fundamentals and Applications; Ioan. I Ardelean
17. Blue Green Algae: A Potential Biofertilizer For Rice; Sunil Pabbi
18. Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids From Algae; Girish Mishra
19. Algae as a source of biofuel; Savindra Kumar, Dinbandhu Sahoo and Ira A Levine
20. Phylogenomics in Algal Research: Current Trends and Future Perspectives; Cheong Xin Chan
21. Advance Techniques in Algae; Mani Arora and Dinbandhu Sahoo
22. Culturing Micro Algae; Salam Sonia Devi and Dinbandhu Sahoo