, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp 99–100 | Cite as

The effect of hormones on heterotrophic growth of a blue-greed alga Westiellopsis prolifica

  • S. N. Padhy
  • H. Pattanaik


The heterotrophic growth of the blue-green alga Westiellopsis prolifica was enhanced in presence of GA and IAA. The function of the hormones was found to be influenced by the nature of the substrates supplemented in the growth medium.


blue-green algae gibberellic acid indole acetic acid heterotrophic growth 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. N. Padhy
    • 1
  • H. Pattanaik
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Algal Physiology, Department of BotanyBerhampur UniversityOrissaIndia

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