The cyanobacterium Gloeotrichia echinulata stimulates the growth of other phytoplankton

Cayelan C. Carey, Karin Rengefors

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Abstract

We tested the effect of the cyanobacterium Gloeotrichia echinulata on a diverse array of phytoplankton. We found that Gloeotrichia increased the growth rates of five of seven phytoplankton species up to 620% in comparison with a medium-only control after 96 h.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1349-1354
JournalJournal of Plankton Research
Volume32
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Ecology

Keywords

  • facilitation
  • eutrophication
  • allelochemicals
  • cyanobacterial bloom
  • stimulatory allelopathy

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