photoautotrophic


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Related to photoautotrophic: chemoautotrophic, Phototrophic autotroph

pho·to·au·to·troph·ic

(fō'tō-aw'tō-trof'ik),
Pertaining to a photoautotroph.

photoautotrophic

(fō″tō-aw″tō-trōf′ĭk) [″ + ″]
Capable of synthesizing nutrients from light and inorganic chemicals. Said of certain microorganisms, such as bacteria that contain chlorophyll.
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Award procedure: : public invitation to tender designation / procedure number : a 68_2017 ufz id351 procurement item: photobioreactors for the cultivation of photoautotrophic microorganisms short description: the department of solar materials at the helmholtz center for environmental research gmbh-ufz is expanding an existing bioreactor plant (laboratory scale) for the cultivation of photoautotrophic microorganisms, eg cyanobacteria.
Growth and net photosynthetic rates of Eucalyptus tereticornis Smith under photomixotrophic and various photoautotrophic micropropagation conditions.
1991, "Micropropogation unser photoautotrophic conditions In: Debergh PC, RH Zimmerman (eds).
The photoautotrophic organisms in the lake may therefore experience a reduced growing season along with higher nutrient availability and possibly higher temperature.
Light provides the energy necessary for the transformation of inorganic matter into organic matter by the planktonic algae and all other photoautotrophic plants.
The earliest living system was possibly photoautotrophic in nature.
Overgrowth could potentially be a disadvantage for the underlying organisms, especially if they are photoautotrophic.
An Assessment of Cleaning Photoautotrophic Microflora: The Case of 'Perama' Cave, Ioannina, Greece.
Many are photoautotrophic, although some groups contain members that are mixotrophic, deriving energy both from photosynthesis and uptake of organic carbon either by osmotrophy, myzotrophy, or phagotrophy.