Some special morphological features of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii in batch and continuous cultures
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- Shafik, H.M., Vörös, L., Sprőber, P. et al. Hydrobiologia (2003) 506: 163. doi:10.1023/B:HYDR.0000008588.89048.70
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Morphological characteristics of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii were investigated in batch culture under P-starvation and in continuous cultures at two growth rates with different N forms. The species displayed an enormous morphological variability under controlled condition. In the P-starved batch culture very short and extreme morphology trichomes with conical or drop-shape heterocytes were formed. In continuous culture extremely long, twisted filaments were found near the maximum growth rate. Rarely, C. raciborskii formed intercalary heterocytes.