photoautotrophic


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pho·to·au·to·troph

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pho′to·au′to·troph′ic adj.
pho′to·au′to·troph′i·cal·ly adv.

photoautotrophic

(ˌfəʊtəʊˌɔːtəʊˈtrɒfɪk)
adj
(Botany) (of plants) capable of using light as the energy source in the synthesis of food from inorganic matter. See also photosynthesis
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Tenders are invited for Photobioreactors for the cultivation of photoautotrophic microorganisms
Thus, photoautotrophic micropropagation has been evaluated to obtain plants with anatomical and physiological characteristics that enable them to survive ex vitro conditions like higher chlorophyll content and active photosynthetic apparatus (Xiao, Niu, & Kozai, 2011, Zhang et al.
Engineering analysis of the stoichiometry of photoautotrophic, autotrophic and heterotrophic removal of ammonia-nitrogen in aquaculture systems.
Factors inducing lipid production under high light intensity is the basic energy source for photoautotrophic microalgae.
In most cyanobacteria, glycogen, which accumulates during the day as a product of photoautotrophic growth, serves as an energy source during the night and is degraded via the oxidative pentose-phosphate pathway (Stal and Moezelaar, 1997).
High level expression of C4-specific NADP-malic enzyme in leaves and impairment of photoautotrophic growth in a C3 plant, rice.
Engineering analysis of the stoichiometry of photoautotrophic, autotrophic, and heterotrophic removal of ammonia-nitrogen in aquaculture systems.
117) The balance between nitrate and phosphate as available nutrients could control the photoautotrophic community.