Open Access Articles- Top Results for Macrophyte
International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental SciencesIMPACT OF AQUATIC MACROPHYTES ON CRUSTACEAN ZOOPLANKTON POPULATION IN A VEGETATED POND AT ALIGARH, INDIA
Biochemistry & Pharmacology: Open AccessFull Scale Evaluation of Phytoattenuation
I Control PollutionIMPACT OF DOMESTIC WASTE WATER OF BHILAI STEEL PLANT TOWNSHIP ON MACROPHYTES LIKE CALOCACIA SP. AROUND THE FLOW PASSAGE
Journal of Environmental & Analytical ToxicologyAssessment of Metals Concentration in Water, Sediment and Macrophyte Plant Collected from Lake Hawassa, Ethiopia
Research & Reviews: Journal of BiologyStrategies in Growth of the Common Reed (Phragmites australis) as Related to Successional Stages in a Rapidly Varying Estuary
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A macrophyte is an aquatic plant that grows in or near water and is either emergent, submergent, or floating. In lakes and rivers macrophytes provide cover for fish and substrate for aquatic invertebrates, produce oxygen, and act as food for some fish and wildlife.
As watershed health indicators
A decline in a macrophyte community may indicate water quality problems and changes in the ecological status of the water body. Such problems may be the result of excessive turbidity, herbicides, or salinization. Conversely, overly high nutrient levels may create an overabundance of macrophytes, which may in turn interfere with lake processing.
Macrophyte levels are easy to sample, do not require laboratory analysis, and are easily used for calculating simple abundance metrics.
- "Macrophytes as Indicators of freshwater marshes in Florida" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-04-05.
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