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Essential oils, new source of algicidal compounds
Description: The aim of this study was to find new compounds to control and suppress harmful algal blooms (HABs) through blasting algal cells in which prevent the development of red tide. The algicidal activity of three plants Satureja khuzistanica, Satureja rechingeri, and Zataria multiflora on the dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides was evaluated by adding their essential oils and methanol extracts of several concentrations into the culture medium containing C. polykrikoides. [Source: Journal of Applied Phycology]
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Source: Journal of Applied Phycology
Publish Date: 2/1/2015
Reading Level: Expert
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