water bloom


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water bloom

n.
A growth of algae, especially cyanobacteria, on the surface of a body of water, such as a pond.
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Total nitrogen and total phosphorus can correctly reflect the potential level of biological productivity of water and provide a better indicator for the judgment and control of water bloom. Some dominant populations of biological communities in the water body can be used as biological indicators.
Water bloom takes place frequently in China, such as Taihu Lake, Chaohu Lake, and Dianchi Lake.
The process, known as water bloom, released poisonous substances into the sea, killing marine life instantly.
The isolated phage can specifically infect and extinguish Microcystis aeruginosa, a kind of cyanobacteria that causes water bloom, an abnormal generation of cyanobacteria.
The species recorded in Awba reservoir as that causing water bloom Microcystis aeruginosa is a gas-vacuolate, non-nitrogen-fixing cyanophyte.
In early fall 1995 we collected the blue-green algae from Dianshan Lake, one of the main water supply sources for Shanghai, during a water bloom period.
Recent work has been focusing on algicidal bacteria as controllers of water blooms.
The problem is even more serious in the tropical regions where uncontrolled eutrophication can enhance the growth and development of fresh water blooms.
Concrete numerical physiological values of species allow us to understand and even predict water blooms in the Baltic Sea.
Water blooms due to bluegreens intensified during the last decade, which has spoilt the balance of the lake's whole ecosystem.