oligotrophy


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ol·i·go·tro·phi·a

, oligotrophy (ol'i-gō-trō'fē-ă, -got'rō-fē),
Deficient nutrition.
[oligo- + G. trophē, nourishment]

ol·i·go·tro·phi·a

, oligotrophy (ol'i-gō-trō'fē-ă, -got'rŏ-fē)
Deficient nutrition.
[oligo- + G. trophē, nourishment]

ol·i·go·tro·phi·a

, oligotrophy (ol'i-gō-trō'fē-ă, -got'rŏ-fē)
Deficient nutrition.
[oligo- + G. trophē, nourishment]

oligotrophia, oligotrophy

a state of poor (insufficient) nutrition.
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According to different classifications [32, 33] the total phosphorus and total nitrogen values from Lake Paajarvi and Lake Paijanne reflect mainly oligotrophy and mesotrophy.
Increasing RP as N:P ratios increase may be an indication of increasing oligotrophy in those systems.