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phycology

(fī-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of botany that deals with algae. Also called algology.

phy′co·log′i·cal (fī′kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
phy·col′o·gist n.

phycology

(fī-kŏl′ō-jē) [Gr. phykos, seaweed, + logos, word, reason]
The study of algae.
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Proceedings of Botany 2002 & Annual Meeting Phycological Society of America, Madison, WI, Aug.
Key words: algae, biographical data, historical phycological collections.
Dry-pressed specimens are housed with the Phycological Collections of the Center for Coastal Studies Herbarium of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (accession number PCK 019 -A.
In addition to his membership in The Ohio Academy of Science, Wickstrom belonged to the International Limnological Society, the Montana Academy of Sciences, the Montana Wilderness Association, the National Audubon Society, the National Parks Conservation Association, the Northern Plains Resource Council, the Phycological Society of America, Population Connection, and the Yellowstone Association.
My sincere thanks are also extended to all the staff members of Phycological Lab., Botany Department, Faculty of Science, and University of Beni-Suef Egypt.
Mazerolle, "Phycocolloid chemistry as a taxonomic indicator of phylogeny in the Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae: a review and current developments using Fourier transform infrared diffuse reflectance spectroscopy," Phycological Research, vol.
291-313, in Handbook of phycological methods, Ecological Field Methods: Macroalgae (M.M.
My sincere thanks are extended to all the staff members of Phycological Lab., Botany Department, Faculty of Science, and University of Beni-Suef.
These taxonomic studies demonstrate that Chlorophyta is an important group in the phycological flora, with Desmidiaceae the most representative due to the acidic characteristics of the waters in Amazonian ecosystems.