Factors affecting spore germination in algae — review

  title={Factors affecting spore germination in algae — review},
  author={Shyama Charan Agrawal},
  journal={Folia Microbiologica},
This review surveys whatever little is known on the influence of different environmental factors like light, temperature, nutrients, chemicals (such as plant hormones, vitamins, etc.), pH of the medium, biotic factors (such as algal extracellular substances, algal concentration, bacterial extracellular products, animal grazing and animal extracellular products), water movement, water stress, antibiotics, UV light, X-rays, γ-rays, and pollution on the spore germination in algae. The work done on… CONTINUE READING
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