Effects of exposed artificial substrate on the competition between phytoplankton and benthic algae:Implications for shallow lake restoration

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Hu He; Xuguang Luo; Hui Jin; Jiao Gu; Erik Jeppesen; Zhengwen Liu; Kuanyi Li;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: volume 9issn: 2073-4441
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/w9010024
  • Subject: Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes | shallow lakes | TD201-500 | TC1-978 | resource competition | phytoplankton | benthic algae | Hydraulic engineering | artificial substrate
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Phytoplankton and benthic algae coexist in shallow lakes and the outcome of the competition between these two photoautotrophs can markedly influence water clarity. It is well established that exposed artificial substrate in eutrophic waters can remove nutrients and fine... View more
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