Stock Image

Ecology of Cyanobacteria II (Hardcover)

Brian A. Whitton

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 9400738544 / ISBN 13: 9789400738546
New Condition: New Hardcover
From Grand Eagle Retail (Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since October 12, 2005

Quantity Available: 1

Buy New
List Price: US$ 349.99
Price: US$ 422.66 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Hardcover. Cyanobacteria have existed for 3.5 billion years, yet they are still the most important photosynthetic organisms on the planet for cycling carbon and nitrogen. The ecosystems where they h.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 760 pages. 2.115. Bookseller Inventory # 9789400738546

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Ecology of Cyanobacteria II (Hardcover)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Edition: 2012th.

About this title

Synopsis:

Cyanobacteria have existed for 3.5 billion years, yet they are still the most important photosynthetic organisms on the planet for cycling carbon and nitrogen.  The ecosystems where they have key roles range from the warmer oceans to many Antarctic sites.  They also include dense nuisance growths in nutrient-rich lakes and nitrogen-fixers which aid the fertility of rice-fields and many soils, especially the biological soil crusts of arid regions.   Molecular biology has in recent years provided major advances in our understanding of cyanobacterial ecology.  Perhaps for more than any other group of organisms, it is possible to see how the ecology, physiology, biochemistry, ultrastructure and molecular biology interact.  This all helps to deal with practical problems such as the control of nuisance blooms and the use of cyanobacterial inocula to manage semi-desert soils.  Large-scale culture of several organisms, especially "Spirulina" (Arthrospira), for health food and specialist products is increasingly being expanded for a much wider range of uses.   In view of their probable contribution to past oil deposits, much attention is currently focused on their potential as a source of biofuel.

Please visit http://extras.springer.com/ to view Extra Materials belonging to this volume.

This book complements the highly successful Ecology of Cyanobacteria and integrates the discoveries of the past twelve years with the older literature.

  

Review:

From the reviews:

“Each chapter has an introduction, a detailed presentation of the topic with consistent information on the involved molecular aspects, and conclusions. ... this book should be read from the brilliant preface to the last sentence of the final chapter by every (cyano)bacteriologist and (other) scientists involved in (general) ecology.” (Ioan I. Ardelean, Romanian Journal of Biochemistry, Vol. 51 (1), 2014)

“The book, together with its appendices, distils a remarkable overview of our current knowledge and understanding, not just of the ecology of the Cyanobacteria but also of key molecular, biochemical and physiological aspects of their biology that underpin their vital participation in ecosystem functioning. ... the entire printed book is, primarily, a comprehensive work of reference, but it is also readable, well-referenced and well-indexed, so that finding information is not arduous.” (Colin S. Reynolds, Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin, Vol. 22 (1), February, 2013)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it¿s described on the Abebooks web sites. If you¿ve changed
your mind about a book that you¿ve ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us
and we¿ll respond within 2 business days.
Books ship from California and Michigan.


Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. All books within the US ship free of charge. Delivery is 4-14 business days anywhere in the United States.

Books ship from California and Michigan.

If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express