Chapter 13. Pelagic Microbes - Protozoa and the Microbial Food Web

  1. P.E. O'Sullivan and
  2. C.S. Reynolds
  1. Thomas Weisse

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch13

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

How to Cite

Weisse, T. (2003) Pelagic Microbes - Protozoa and the Microbial Food Web, 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.ch13

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:

  • pelagic microbes;
  • protozoa;
  • food;
  • bacteria;
  • zooflagellates

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • THE CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK

  • THE CLASSIC FOOD CHAIN REVERSED -AN EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE

  • COMPONENTS OF MICROBIAL FOOD WEBS IN LAKES

  • THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MICROBIAL FOOD WEBS IN LAKES

  • FROM ARTIFICIAL COMMUNITIES TO ‘SPECIESSPECIFIC’ INTERACTIONS

  • THE APPLICATION OF NOVEL TECHNIQUES - POPULATION DYNAMICS SENSU STRICTO

  • CONCLUSIONS