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Eutrophication

A choking of rivers, lakes and other waterways by excess algae growth which has been stimulated by fertilizers or sewage.


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Limiting growth factors in plants

I just did a lab on eutrophication. We designed a system with an upper terrestrial layer, and the bottom containing an aquatic layer. The top layer was fertilized, and several experiments were done using different concentrations of ...

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by ReMuSoMeGa
Fri Nov 25, 2011 4:42 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Limiting growth factors in plants
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How can eutrophication lead to oxygen-poor bottoms of lakes

How can eutrophication lead to oxygen-poor bottoms of lakes and oceans?

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by retskrad
Tue Apr 13, 2010 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: How can oil harm plant of the seas and the animals life?
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The Fiber Disease

... have a major problem going on with a huge lake that they can not bring under control. Its far down the rivers and called Volkerak (microcystis/ eutrophication) http://129217.extrasnel.nl/archief/05017.html In the US we call this a "cancer cluster." Sometimes they are nothing more than ...

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by Frank N Stein
Sat Jan 06, 2007 5:07 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... have a major problem going on with a huge lake that they can not bring under control. Its far down the rivers and called Volkerak (microcystis/ eutrophication) http://129217.extrasnel.nl/archief/05017.html

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by tamtam
Sat Jan 06, 2007 4:55 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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When and where does the energy act as limiting factor?

... not always—that in marine ecosystems it is nitrogen, and in fresh water ecosystems it is phosphorus, that are limiting. When neither is limiting, eutrophication can result. Although nitrogen (N) is limiting to production in most ecosystems, especially estuaries and coastal ecosystems, phosphorus ...

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by dipjyoti
Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:45 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: When and where does the energy act as limiting factor?
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