The response of periphyton and submerged macrophytes to nitrogen and phosphorus loading in shallow warm lakes: a mesocosm experiment

2010-02-01
Özkan, Korhan
Johansson, Liselotte S.
Beklioğlu, Meryem
1. Recent experimental and field studies on temperate shallow lakes indicate that nitrogen may play a greater role in their functioning than previously thought. Several studies document that abundance and richness of submerged macrophytes, both central in shallow lake ecology, may decrease with increasing nitrogen loading, especially at high phosphorus levels. However, the role of nitrogen in warm lakes with fluctuating water regimes remains to be described in detail.
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Citation Formats
K. Özkan, L. S. Johansson, and M. Beklioğlu, “The response of periphyton and submerged macrophytes to nitrogen and phosphorus loading in shallow warm lakes: a mesocosm experiment,” FRESHWATER BIOLOGY, pp. 463–475, 2010, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/29978.