Contents: Preface. Introduction. 1. Biology of blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria). 2. Isolation, purification and cultivation of blue-green algae. 3. Taxonomic enumeration of rice-fields blue-green algae. 4. Importance of blue-green algae. Bibliography. Glossary. Index.
"In this book, a comprehensive floristic account on the rice field cyanobacterial studies were attempted. In addition this book also offers an extensive discussion on isolation and cultural techniques and application in various fields." (jacket)