Detection of weed algae in open pond cultures of Cyanobacterium aponinum using PAM

  title={Detection of weed algae in open pond cultures of Cyanobacterium aponinum using PAM},
  author={Dominik Winckelmann and Franziska Bleeke and Peter Bergmann and Clemens Elle and Gerd Kl{\"o}ck},
  journal={International Aquatic Research},
The potential use of non-arable land in the al-Wusta region of the Sultanate of Oman for the production of algae biomass was examined. Brackish cleaned production water from oil production supplemented with commercial fertilizer was used as growth medium. The indigenous isolate Cyanobacterium aponinum WP7(1) was grown in open ponds using batch or semi-continuous cultivation. Biomass production rates of 15–24 g/m2/day were achieved. The change of salinity due to evaporation, which was thought to… 

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