Seasonal and interannual variation of bacterial production in lowland rivers of the Orinoco basin

@inproceedings{Castillo2004SeasonalAI,
  title={Seasonal and interannual variation of bacterial production in lowland rivers of the Orinoco basin},
  author={M. E. Meave del Castillo and J. David Allan and Robert L. Sinsabaugh and George W Kling},
  year={2004}
}
1. We examined the influence of hydrologic seasonality on temporal variation of planktonic bacterial production (BP) in relatively undisturbed lowland rivers of the middle Orinoco basin, Venezuela. We sampled two clearwater and two blackwater rivers over 2 years for dissolved organic carbon (DOC), chlorophyll, phosphorus and bacterial abundance to determine their relationship to temporal variation in BP. 2. Dissolved organic carbon concentration was greater in blackwater (543–664 lM) than in… CONTINUE READING
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