The effect of light on growth and development of two nitrogen fixing blue-green algae


Green, blue, yellow, red and white light all support spore germination whereas vegetative growth occurs only in red, yellow or white light. This indicates a requirement of nonphotosynthetic light for spore germination and of photosynthetic light for growth and cell divisions. The green or blue light is neither inhibitory to vegetative growth nor to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00408687


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