ISBN: 9788170356783 Publisher: Daya Publishing HouseYear of publishing: 2011 Format: Hardcover
No of Pages: 297 Language: English
The book entitled 'Phycology: Aspects and Prospects', the First Volume of Professor B.N. Verma Festschrift series, is the compilation of the works conducted on various facets of basic and applied phycology...Read more
The book entitled 'Phycology: Aspects and Prospects', the First Volume of Professor B.N. Verma Festschrift series, is the compilation of the works conducted on various facets of basic and applied phycology by the team of eminent phycologists of India. The basic aspects like regional diversity of algae in fresh water and marine ecosystems, effects of mutagens like dES, UV-B and antibiotics and karyotype analyses of two debated groups: Cladophorales and Charophytes have been discussed at length. Pesticide residues which is an upcoming environmental threat of developing countries has been discussed with reference to paddy and diversity of algae in aquatic systems of Nepal and algal spectrum of a river at Muzaffarpur (Bihar). Due emphasis has been given to the Nitrogen metabolism, different dimensions of symbiotic associations of cyanobacteria and nutrient rich Spirulina. Phenolics of fresh water algae which is among the most poorly known aspect has been given due space. The book would be useful as text book to advanced undergraduate students and to postgraduate students majoring in phycology, and as a reference book to the scientists working on basic as well as the applied phycological projects. Read less
About the author: Prem Kumar Prasad
Dr. Prem Kumar Prasad is working as Principal, B.M. College, Rahika, Madhubani (Bihar).