photoautotrophic


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pho·to·au·to·troph

 (fō′tō-ô′tə-trŏf′, -trōf′)
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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Efficient utilization of high irradiance for production of photoautotrophic cell mass: a survey.
Engineering analysis of the stoichiometry of photoautotrophic, autotrophic, and heterotrophic control of ammonia-nitrogen in aquaculture in aquaculture production systems.
We used diatom indices to assess the structure of the diatom assemblage, measurements of pigment concentrations to evaluate the health of photoautotrophic periphyton, and growth dynamics of the green alga Selenastrum capricornutzim to evaluate the potential for excessive algal growth in the West Fork of the Red River.
Specific topics include maintaining microalgae in culture collections, biological principles of mass cultivation of photoautotrophic microalgae, the biology and commercial aspects of Haematococcus pluvialis, high-value recombinant protein production in microalgae, and transgenic marine microalgae as a value-enhanced fishmeal and fish oil replacement.
the details of these devices for high image analysis of cells photoautotrophic microorganisms in the flow, in particular on the basis of their fluorescence emission.