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cultivation

 [kul″tĭ-va´shun]
the propagation of living organisms, applied especially to the growth of microorganisms or other cells in artificial media.

cul·ture

(kŭl'chŭr),
1. The propagation of microorganisms on or in media of various kinds.
2. A mass of microorganisms on or in a medium.
3. The propagation of mammalian cells, that is, cell culture.
4. A set of beliefs, values, artistic, historical, and religious characteristics, and customs common to a community or nation.
Synonym(s): cultivation
[L. cultura, tillage, fr. colo, pp. cultus, to till]

cultivation

/cul·ti·va·tion/ (kul″tĭ-va´shun) the propagation of living organisms, especially the growing of cells in artificial media.

cul·ture

(kŭl'chŭr)
1. The propagation of microorganisms on or in various media.
2. A mass of microorganisms on or in a medium.
3. The propagation of mammalian cells, i.e., cell culture.
See: cell culture
4. A set of beliefs, values, artistic, historical, and religious characteristics; customs common to a community or nation.
Synonym(s): cultivation.
[L. cultura, tillage, fr. colo, pp. cultus, to till]

cultivation

  1. the preparation of ground for crops.
  2. the planting, care and harvesting of crops.

cultivation

the propagation of living organisms, applied especially to the growth of microorganisms or other cells in artificial media.
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1] for the semi-intensive cultivation, not showing any levels for the organic cultivation.
This line of thought becomes even more justifiable when contrasted with the nondetection of euglenas in the organic cultivation, as this method does not make use of phytoplankton promoter, its density was, thus, low (WANG, 1990).
All data obtained from the cultivation systems analyzed show that the all levels related to diatoms are under the recommended interval, only in the organic cultivation system the average figures found were close to what was described (Figure 1).
The dinoflagellates in the intensive cultivation obtained much higher levels than recommended by Nunes (2001), reaching average figures superior to 61,000 cel.
As to chlorophyceae, the levels found in the intensive cultivation obtained the highest results, approximately 16,000 cel.