Spirogyra (Pond Scum): Definitive Case Study To Pond Scum (Updated)

Spirogyra (Pond Scum) – Characteristics, Vegetative and Sexual Reproduction (Scalariform Conjugation, Lateral Conjugation), Parthenogenesis Spirogyra algae is a widely distributed large genus consisting of about 300 species found throughout the world. It grows in fresh water as free-floating mass and thus commonly called pond scum. It is found growing in fresh water stagnant reservoirs and …

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Volvox Case Study Guide (Classification, Characteristics, Reproduction)

Volvox Case Study Guide Covers up Classification, Characteristics, Volvox Under Microscope, Reproduction (Asexual and Sexual Reproduction) Volvox is a fresh water planktonic (free-floating) alga. There are about 20 species belongs to these genera. In the plant kingdom it appears as the most beautiful and attractive object. It is found in fresh water as green balls …

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Oscillatoria – Life of Simplest Filamentous Blue Green Algae (Case Study)

Oscillatoria – Characteristics, Systematic Position, Morphology, Anatomy, Microscopic View, Reproduction Oscillatoria (oscillare, to swing) is very common in moist places which are rich in decaying organic matter. Such common places are ponds, streams and other stinking moist places such as roadside ditches, drains or sewers. Characteristics and Morphology The oscillatoria is represented by 100 species. …

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Blue Green Algae – A Full Guide To Class Cyanophyta (Cyanobacteria)

Blue Green Algae (CyanoBacteria) – Characteristics, Reproduction, Examples, Economic Importance, Classification, Phylogeny Blue green algae (cyanobacteria) has been given the status of class by some workers and they call it Myxophyceae (Gr. myxa means slime; phyton, a plant) or Cyanophyceae (Gr. kyanas, a dark blue substance; phyton, a plant) while other workers believed that they …

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Algae Guide – A Case Study About the Life Journey of Algae

What is Algae – Defining Algology, Phycology, Phytoplanktons, Endophytes, Occurrence and Structure of Algae, Vegetative, Asexual and Sexual Reproduction, Alternation of Generations, Types of Cycles (Haplontic, Diplontic, Diplohaplontic, Haplobiontic, Diplobiontic Life Cycle) What is algae ? Well, the word, have its origin in Latin. In Latin the word Algae stands for sea weed. Thus, the …

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