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Year : 2015 | Volume: 5 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 140-146

Accumulation of heavy metals by the marine microalga Chlorella marina Butcher (Chlorophyceae) in culture.

K.Saravanakumar1*, 2

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K.Saravanakumar*

Annamalai University,Parangipettai-608 502

  • 1. Annamalai University,Parangipettai-608 502

Received on: 25/05/2016

Revised on: 25/05/2016

Accepted on: 25/05/2016

Published on: 25/05/2016

  • K.Saravanakumar, (2015), Accumulation of heavy metals by the marine microalga Chlorella marina Butcher (Chlorophyceae) in culture.. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation, 5(3): 140-146. doi: 10

Abstract

The green alga chlorella marina Butcher was investigated in the laboratory for accumulation of six heavy metals.

Keywords

Bioaccumulation,bioconcentration factor,green alga,heavy metal concentration,mariculture,mineral supplement.