The Algae World by Dinabandhu Sahoo, Joseph Seckbach (eds.)

By Dinabandhu Sahoo, Joseph Seckbach (eds.)

Algal World has been conscientiously written and edited with an interdisciplinary attraction and goals to convey all features of Algae jointly in a single quantity. The 22 chapters are divided into various components that have been authored through eminent researchers from the world over. the 1st half, Biology of Algae, includes 10 chapters facing the final features, type and outline of alternative teams corresponding to Blue eco-friendly Algae, eco-friendly Algae, Brown Algae, pink Algae, Diatoms, Xanthophyceae, Dinophyceae, and so on. In , it has very important chapters masking Algae in severe Environments and existence Histories and progress varieties in eco-friendly Algae. the second one half, Applied Phycology, comprises 12 chapters facing the extra utilized elements starting from Algal Biotechnology, Biofuel, Phycoremediation, Bioactive Compounds, Biofertilizer, Fatty Acids, destructive Algal Blooms, commercial functions of Seaweeds, Nanotechnology, Phylogenomics and Algal tradition strategies, etc.

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Thomas Nelson and Son, London Round FE (1973) The biology of the algae, 2nd edn. Edward Arnald, London Rueness J (1973) Culture and field observations on growth and reproduction of Ceramium strictum Harv. from the Oslofjord, Norway. Nor J Bot 20:61–65 Sandgren CD (1983) In survival strategies of algae. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Sharma OP (2011) Algae. Tata Mc Graw Hill Education Private Limited, New Delhi South GR, Whittick A (1987) Introduction to phycology. Blackwell Science Publication, Oxford Vashishta BR, Sinha AK, Singh VP (2007) Botany for degree students: Part – I – Algae.

Degrees in Botany from the Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi 110007, India. Dr. Baweja is the recipient of scientist of the year award, in 2012 for her contributions towards marine sciences. She has been actively involved in research and teaching in the field of phycology. She has traveled extensively to different parts of Indian coast including Andaman and Nicobar Islands to survey and study the Marine algal flora of the coasts. As a part of the team, she has also been involved in Kappaphycus sp.

Sc. D. degrees from University of Delhi. He has been actively engaged in research and teaching in the field of Algae since 1983. His major research interests include Algal Biofuel and Carbon dioxide capture, Seaweeds Biology, their cultivation and utilization. He was the First Indian student to visit Antarctica during 1987–1988 in the 7th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica. Subsequently he undertook two trips to Arctic during 1991 and 1992. He was a visiting fellow at Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA; INSA –JSPS visiting fellow at usa Marine Biology laboratory, Japan; visiting fellow at University of Connecticut, Stamford, USA and traveled extensively to many parts of the world.

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