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dc.contributor.author Brown, Dennis James. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-02T16:51:30Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-02T16:51:30Z
dc.date.issued 1972 en_US
dc.identifier ocm72754750 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/3550
dc.description.abstract Considerable work has been done on the macrophytes of the freshwater marsh ecosystem (Walker 1965, 1962), but the contribution of the phytoplankton component to the entire marsh community is essentially unknown, even though a large portion of the marsh is under water. The selection of methodology for primary production cannot be accomplished without prior examination and comparison of methods. Therefore the oxygen evolution and carbon-l4 methods were compared to determine the most suitable method for use in the marsh ecosystem. As well, primary production was measured to determine variations inherent between the two methods as they pertain to the aquatic marsh ecosystem. Quantitative and qualitative fluctuations in the phytoplankton community of Crescent Pond were measured to determine the ecological succession as well as relating the plankton crop to seasonal fluctuations in primary production. Environmental and chemical... en_US
dc.format.extent vi, 126 p. en_US
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dc.language en en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.rights The reproduction of this thesis has been made available by authority of the copyright owner solely for the purpose of private study and research, and may only be reproduced and copied as permitted by copyright laws or with express written authorization from the copyright owner. en_US
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.title Primary production and seasonal succession of the phytoplankton component of Crescent Pond, Delta Marsh, Manitoba en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.type master thesis en_US
dc.degree.discipline Botany en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Science (M.Sc.) en_US


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