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Macrocystis

Known as: ??, Macrocysti 
A genus of BROWN ALGAE in the family Lessoniaceae, and one of the major forms of KELP. The species Macrocystis pyrifera, also known as giant kelp, is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Seaweed production is a reality in Chile. More than ten species are commercially used to produce phycocolloids, fertilizers… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The influence of wave-exposure on the growth and erosion rates of Macrocystis pyrifera was determined in Paterson Inlet, Stewart… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
AbstractIt has been hypothesized that the high diversity of giant kelp forests is due primarily to the provision of energy and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Detection of density dependence in animal populations is a primary goal of population ecology, and the processes causing density… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Sporophyte recrultment, holclfast growth and mortality of giant kelp Macrocyst~spynfera were measured seasonally on permanent… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
  • Utter, Denny
  • The Journal of experimental biology
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 37453469
We propose a hydro-mechanical numerical model that predicts the maximal tension to which stipes of the giant kelp Macrocystis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
orbital velocities (associated with large, high frequency waves), the presence of breaking waves, and entanglement by drifters… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Temporal variations in growth of the giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera were examined in relation to ambient nutrient availability… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Strong winter storms in southern California destroyed most of the canopy ofthe giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera but not the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
An adult giant kelp plant (Macrocystis pyrifera), moved from an inshore kelp forest to an offshore, low-nitrogen environment near… Expand
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