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Nutrient Cycling in Freshwater Ecosystems

  • A. Melzer
  • Ch. Steinberg
Part of the Encyclopedia of Plant Physiology book series (PLANT, volume 12 / D)

Abstract

Limnology has been developed mainly from biological sciences. Limnochemistry, a part of limnology, has long been neglected by researchers and was thus referred to as “illustrative tapestry” by Schindler et al. (1975). The stimulating works of Ohle (e.g. 1954, 1958, 1962) and the investigations on the problem of eutrophication, by shedding light on the importance of the different nutritive substances in freshwaters, changed the role of limnochemistry substantially.

Keywords

Nitrogen Fixation Fulvic Acid Particulate Organic Carbon Nutrient Cycling Dissolve Organic Nitrogen 
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