Reproduction in Algae

Reproduction in Algae Algae reproduce by means of vegetative multiplication, asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction. Vegetative Multiplications The process involves separation of a cell or a group of cells from the parent individual which directly develop into new individuals that resemble their parents. It may take place by any one of the following ways: Fission: It involves simple mitotic division ...

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Structure of Algal Cell

Structure of Algal Cell The structure of algal cell is as follow: Types of Cells The algal thalli are formed of two types of cells: Prokaryotic Cells The cells in which, the nucleus is not surrounded by nuclear membrane. The DNA is in the form of a nuclear body. The photosynthetic pigments are organized in membranous sacs, the thylakoids. The ...

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General Characteristics of Algae

Algae Algae are the chlorophyllus thallophytes that can manufacture them own food and they produce O2 during photosynthesis. So, they are called as autotrophic thallophytes. General Characteristics of Algae The term thallus is used for a plant body that is not differentiated into root stem and leaves and lacks vascular system. The study of algae is known as phycology (phycos ...

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General Characteristics of Xanthophyta

Xanthophyta

General Characteristics of Xanthophyta The members of this division are characterized by their yellow-green color. So, the members of this division are called yellow-green algae. The division includes 76 genera and 376 Species which are included in a single class, the Xanthophyceae. Characteristics of Xanthophyta A majority of yellow-green algae are freshwater but some of the species are aerial growing ...

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photosynthesis quiz

photosynthesis quiz

photosynthesis quiz Describe process of photosynthesis. Write note on action and absorption spectrum. Describe non-cyclic phosphorylation. Describe cyclic phosphorylation. Describe cavine cycle. Give factors affecting the rate of photosynthsis. What is the concept of limiting factor? SHORT QUESTIONS: Characterize photosynthsis. photosynthesis quiz Ans: Photosynthesis (photograph light, amalgamation assembling) might be characterized as the procedure in which the green plants incorporate sugars ...

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How To Measure Photosynthesis

How to measure photosynthesis

MEASUREMENT OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS The rate of photosynthesis is measured by one of the accompanying strategies: By measuring (I) the volume of CO, devoured (2) volume of oxygen freed (3) measure of starch gathered. 1. OXYGEN EVOLVED It is the easiest strategy. It this case, number of rises of oxygen are excludeed given in unit time by green amphibian plants like ...

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Characteristics of Phaeophyta

Phaeophyta Characteristics of Phaeophyta The members of this division are commonly called brown algae because of dominant carotene and fucoxanthin, The brown algae are widespread and with few exceptions all are marine. They grow attached to the rocks, shells, or coarser algae such as the kelps. In general, the brown algae flourish in colder ocean waters and on rocky coasts, ...

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General Characteristics of Charophytes

Charophyta The green algae included in this division was once classified in Chlorophyta as a class Charophyceae, but now raised to the status of division. The genera included in Charophyta are very much different from the members of Chlorophyta morphologically and in some other characteristics. General Characteristics of Charophyta The plant body is macroscopic and resembles those of Arthrophyta. The ...

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Characteristics of Chlorophyta

Chlorophyta The division Chlorophyta (Gr. chloros=green + phyton=plant) includes a single class Chlorophyceae (Gr. phykos=seaweeds). Characteristics of Chlorophyta The members of this division are characterized by presence of grass-green chromatophores. The green algae are widespread and occur both in fresh and marine waters, on moist wood and rocks, and on the surface of and within soil. A number of species are ...

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