Chapter 11. Aquatic Plants and Lake Ecosystems

  1. P.E. O'Sullivan and
  2. C.S. Reynolds
  1. Jan Pokorný and
  2. Jan Květ

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch11

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

How to Cite

Pokorný, J. and Květ, J. (2003) Aquatic Plants and Lake Ecosystems, in The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology (eds P.E. O'Sullivan and C.S. Reynolds), Blackwell Science Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632047970

Online ISBN: 9780470999271

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Keywords:

  • plants;
  • aquatic macrophytes;
  • plasticity;
  • zimbabwe;
  • environmental conditions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • LIFE-FORMS OF AQUATIC MACROPHYTES

  • PRACTICAL ASPECTS

  • PRODUCTIVITY

  • DECOMPOSITION

  • NUTRIENT CONTENT

  • THE ECOPHYSIOLOGICAL ROLE OF MACROPHYTES IN LAK ECOSYSTEMS

  • PHOTOSYNTHETIC PRODUCTION IN SUBMERSED MACROPHYTES

  • MACROPHYTES AND ASSOCIATED BIOTA

  • DEVELOPMENT OF MACROPHYTE STANDS IN RELATION TO ANTHROPOGENIC IMPACTS

  • AQUATIC WEEDS

  • COMMERCIAL USES OF AQUATIC PLANTS

  • CONCLUDING REMARKS