Effects of copper on early developmental stages of Lessonia nigrescens Bory (Phaeophyceae).

Abstract

Copper effects on the early developmental gametophytic and sporophytic stages of the kelp Lessonia nigrescens were tested in gradients of increasing concentrations of ASV-labile copper. The results demonstrated a high sensitivity to copper of all life-history stages of the alga, where even the lowest tested concentration affected spore release as well as… (More)

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