blue-green alga


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blue-green alga

(blo͞o′grēn′)
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

blue-green alga

(blo͞o′grēn′)
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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O'Shea and his colleagues in an upcoming Environmental Science U Technology, describe tests with a toxin produced by Microcystis aeruginosa, a blue-green alga found in Florida and elsewhere.
The blue-green alga Agmenellum quadruplicatum has also become a purveyor of Bti poisons.
An international team of investigators conducted a similar scan for clock genes in the genome of a cyanobacterium, a blue-green alga that photosynthesizes during the day, like G.