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Journal: Vegetos- An International Journal of Plant Research

Article DOI :
Year :2010, Volume : 23, Issue :1
First page : (99) Last page : (108)
Print ISSN : 0970-4078. Online ISSN : 2229-4473.


RESEARCH ARTICLE
A SOCIETY FOR PLANT RESEARCH PUBLICATION

Cytogenetic Effects of Chemicals on Algae – A Resume

Aruna M1, Vidyavati2

1Department of Botany, Telangana University, Nizamabad–503 175, AP, India.
2Kakatiya University, Warangal–506 009, AP, India.

In the present paper an attempt has been made to review the work of Indian Phycologists on cytogenetics of algae with particular reference to the effect of chemicals. Various chemicals which can effect algal members are antibiotics, pesticides, alkylating agents, pharmaceutical drugs, insecticides and radioprotective chemicals. In this paper effect of antibiotics specially, on certain members of algae is taken into account.




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