Zinc toxicity to freshwater algae / by P.T.S. Wong and Y.K. Chau.: En13-5/89-75E-PDF

"Studies with natural phytoplankton from Lake Ontario as well as two green and one diatom algal species revealed that Zn at concentration of 30 ug/L was toxic to the primary productivity and cell multiplication. Toxicity of zinc compound was dependent upon its anionic part with nitrate being the most toxic, followed by chloride; sulphate and acetate … Data obtained in this study will be extremely useful for water quality management and for setting up water quality criteria"--Executive summary.

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Department/Agency Canada. Environment Canada.
Canada Centre for Inland Waters.
National Water Research Institute (Canada)
Title Zinc toxicity to freshwater algae / by P.T.S. Wong and Y.K. Chau.
Series title NWRI contribution ; no. 89-75
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Digitized edition from print [produced by Environment and Climate Change Canada].
Includes bibliographical references (pages 10-12).
Includes abstract and summary in French.
Publishing information Burlington, Ontario : National Water Research Institute, Canada Centre for Inland Waters, April 1989.
Author / Contributor Wong, P. T.- S., 1939- . author.
Chau, Y. K., author.
Description 1 online resource (17 pages, 2 unnumbered pages) : charts.
Catalogue number
  • En13-5/89-75E-PDF
Subject terms Water quality
Water management
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