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Phosphorus reduction by algal cultures

Stephen Alfred Black

Phosphorus reduction by algal cultures

by Stephen Alfred Black

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Published by Ontario Water Resources Commission? in [Toronto? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Phosphorus content.,
  • Algae -- Culture and culture media.,
  • Toxic algae -- Toxicology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby S.A. Black.
    SeriesDivision of Research paper -- no. 2004, Paper (Ontario Water Resources Commission. Division of Research) -- no. 2004.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD 430 P22 no.2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 leaves ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16846997M

      phosphorus conditions during growth and phosphorus/ copper ratio in media on Cu toxicity was evaluated in algal cultures as well as in natural periphyton communities. Whereas the use of algal cultures allows control of bio-logical and environmental conditions, tests using natural communities incorporate the ecological variability of the Get this from a library! Priorities for reducing phosphorus loadings and abating algal blooms in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River basin: opportunities and challenges for improving Great Lakes aquatic ecosystems. [Great Lakes Commission. Phosphorus Reduction Task Force.;]

      may show phosphorus limitation, whereas in the waterbody, the phosphorus may never be decreased to limiting levels because the amount of light restricts the ultimate biomass produced, or the rate of supply of phosphorus to the area of interest is sufficiently great relative to the algal growth rate to preclude the reduction of P to limiting   Definition of water eutrophication. Lakes and estuaries accumulating large amounts of plant nutrients are called “eutrophic” (from the Greek words eu meaning “well” and trophe meaning “nourishment”). Eutrophication can be defined as the sum of the effects of the excessive growth of phytoplanktons leading to imbalanced primary and secondary productivity and a faster rate of

      Algae fuel, algal biofuel, or algal oil is an alternative to liquid fossil fuels that uses algae as its source of energy-rich oils. Also, algae fuels are an alternative to commonly known biofuel sources, such as corn and sugarcane. When made from seaweed (macroalgae) it can be known as seaweed fuel or seaweed oil.. Several companies and government agencies are funding efforts to reduce capital   Phytoremediation is a novel technique that uses algae to clean up polluted water and soil. It takes advantage of the alga's natural ability to take up, accumulate and degrade the constituents that are present in their growth environment. Algae based waste water treatment systems offer more simple and economical technology as compared to the other environmental protection


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Phosphorus reduction by algal cultures by Stephen Alfred Black Download PDF EPUB FB2

Metabolically active phosphorus‐starved cultures of blue‐green algae assimilate 32 P rapidly in the light and in the dark. The uptake of phosphorus results in a rapid (within 15 min) stimulation in acetylene reduction by Anabaena cylindrica, A.

flosaquae, Anabacnopsis circuiaris and Chlorogloea fritschii, with a response being obtained to less than 5 μg/1 of ://   Effect of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Starvations on.

Chlorella vulgaris. Lipids Productivity and Quality under Different Trophic Regimens for Biodiesel Production previously determined for this strain. For mixotrophical and heterotrophical cultures, OD as a measure of algal growth may be misleading due to the late (algal) phosphorus (cf. Nicholls and Dillon ).

However, as nitrogen be- comes limiting in a lake, substantial con- Table 1. Uependcncc of extracellular phos- phorus concentrations (pg P * liter-‘) on influent N:P ratio in chemostat Phosphorus reduction by algal cultures book of Scene&smzLs &- Algal succession in batch cultures and their replacement by autochtonous algae was also studied.

The liquid phase of swine waste was diluted to 10%, 20%, 30%, 40% and 50% of the :// This study investigated treatment of the drainage solution from greenhouse production with microalgae, through inoculation with Chlorella vulgaris or through growth of the indigenous microalgal community.

A significant reduction in nitrogen, between and mg L −1, and particularly in phosphorus concentration, between and mg L −1, was observed in drainage solution Abstract.

As with other organisms, phosphorus is an essential element for aquatic plants. It is a component of molecules such as the nucleic acids and adenosine triphosphate (ATP) involved in the vital processes of enzyme synthesis and energy transfer and its compounds play a basic rôle in the mechanisms of photosynthesis by which these plants act as the primary producers of organic matter in 1).

The hypothesis is there will be greater algal growth in higher concentrations of nitrogen and phosphorus. Figures 2 and 3 show an approximate increase in the concentrations of nitrogen and phosphorus levels over a period of two weeks.

With the exception of cell 4, a decrease in phosphorus and nitrogen levels parallel an increase in algal Similar results were shown by Aslan and Kapdan using cultures of C.

vulgaris in synthetic wastewater (10 days of treatment) where 78% of phosphorus was removed by keeping N/P = In contrast Wang et al. showed that up to 90% of phosphorus was removed from Abstract.

The recent literature on the bioavailability of different forms of P in freshwater systems is reviewed. Bioavailable P is defined as the sum of immediately available P and the P that can be transformed into an available form by naturally occurring ://   phosphorus, it was clearly shown that phosphorus is the key and controlling nutrient and that nitrogen control could show negative effect such as encouragement of some group of algae (Schindler, ; Chemistry times, ).

Bowman et al., () showed phosphorus addition in the range of even µg/L over a long period could The arsenate (As(V)) biotransformation by Microcystis aeruginosa in a medium with different concentrations of nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) has been studied under laboratory conditions. When 15 μg/L As(V) was added, N and P in the medium showed effective regulation on arsenic (As) metabolism in M.

aeruginosa, resulting in significant differences in the algal growth among different N and P   Determining biologically available phosphorus in storm water entering Lake Whatcom, WA using the starved Selenastrum capricornutum algal cultures that were separated from the storm water (Matthews et al., ).

This places the primary emphasis for phosphorus reduction on storm water (Ecology, ). Site ?article=&context=wwuet. Dolichospermum flos-aquae (formerly Anabaena flos-aquae) is a diazotrophic cyanobacterium causing harmful blooms worldwide, which is partly attributed to its capacity to compete for nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P).

Preventing the blooms by reducing P alone or both N and P has caused debate. To test the effects alone and together on the growth of cyanobacteria, we performed The increasing urbanization and expansion of urban populations has resulted in greater quantities of municipal wastewater.

A city with a population ofand water consumption of t d −1 capita −1 would produce approximat t d −1 of wastewater. Table 2 shows the levels of the nitrogen and phosphorus in different wastewaters. Compared with animal wastewater, municipal Phosphorus (P) eutrophication in the aquatic system is a global problem.

With a negative impact on health industry, food security, tourism industry, ecosystem health and economy. The sources of P include both point and nonpoint sources.

Controlling P inflow from point sources to aquatic systems have been more manageable, however controlling nonpoint P sources especially agricultural sources /phosphorus-eutrophication-and-mitigation-strategies.

Influence of bacteria on phytoplankton cell mortality with phosphorus or nitrogen as the algal-growth-limiting nutrient Corina P. D had either no pronounced effect on or led to a reduction of the specific death rates of D starvation experiments with algal cultures precondi- tioned under nutrient Limitation in continuous cultures.

•A marked reduction in algal populations occurred over the 2 summers with straw application. However, no definite conclusions can be drawn due to lack of a legitimate control. Source: Barrett et al., Chemical flocculants - Phosphorus Control alum polyaluminum chloride laboratory cultures ==> “mesocosms” ==> field trials enclosures 2 days ago  Algal Research is an international phycology journal covering all areas of emerging technologies in algae biology, biomass production, cultivation, harvesting, extraction, bioproducts, biorefinery, engineering, and econometrics.

Algae is defined to include cyanobacteria, microalgae, macroalgae, and protists and symbionts of interest in Removal of nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater by two green microalgae (Chlorella vulgaris and Scenedesmus rubescens) was investigated using a novel method of algal cell immobilization, the   algal growth in comparison to control.

Algal growth in sewage effluent may also be limited by the availability of carbon dioxide There was a marked reduction in the available nitrogen (ammonical nitrogen and nitrate nitrogen) and available phosphorous 6(1) pdf.

If sewage contains 10 mg/l of phosphorus, algal phosphorus uptake would be only 1 to 3 mg/l. Precipitation of phosphates with polyvalent cations such as The Eutrophication of Lake Okeechobee. Contamination of algal cultures is a major impediment to algae cultivation that can however be mitigated by choosing extremophile microalgae Since algal cultures are largely synchronous, nutrient uptake is cyclic.

Algal metabolism is dependent upon light as an energy source, so diurnal and diel measurements of the amounts of carbon, N, and P in water reflect the cycling and relative importance of the nutrients in regulating the heterotrophic and autotrophic ://?Dockey=