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Is UV-B radiation affecting charophycean algae in shallow freshwater systems?

de Bakker, NVJ., van Bodegom, PM., van de Poll, WH., Boelen, P., Nat, E., Rozema, J. & Aerts, R., Jun-2005, In : New Phytologist. 166, 3, p. 957-966 10 p.

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de Bakker, NVJ., van Bodegom, PM., van de Poll, WH., Boelen, P., Nat, E., Rozema, J., & Aerts, R. (2005). Is UV-B radiation affecting charophycean algae in shallow freshwater systems? New Phytologist, 166(3), 957-966. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2005.01377.x

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de Bakker, NVJ ; van Bodegom, PM ; van de Poll, WH ; Boelen, P ; Nat, E ; Rozema, J ; Aerts, R. / Is UV-B radiation affecting charophycean algae in shallow freshwater systems?. In: New Phytologist. 2005 ; Vol. 166, No. 3. pp. 957-966.

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de Bakker, NVJ, van Bodegom, PM, van de Poll, WH, Boelen, P, Nat, E, Rozema, J & Aerts, R 2005, 'Is UV-B radiation affecting charophycean algae in shallow freshwater systems?', New Phytologist, vol. 166, no. 3, pp. 957-966. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2005.01377.x

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Is UV-B radiation affecting charophycean algae in shallow freshwater systems? / de Bakker, NVJ; van Bodegom, PM; van de Poll, WH; Boelen, P; Nat, E; Rozema, J; Aerts, R.

In: New Phytologist, Vol. 166, No. 3, 06.2005, p. 957-966.

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de Bakker NVJ, van Bodegom PM, van de Poll WH, Boelen P, Nat E, Rozema J et al. Is UV-B radiation affecting charophycean algae in shallow freshwater systems? New Phytologist. 2005 Jun;166(3):957-966. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2005.01377.x


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title = "Is UV-B radiation affecting charophycean algae in shallow freshwater systems?",
abstract = "The objective of this study was to determine the effects of UV-B radiation on charophycean algae under natural conditions, since charophytes enhance water transparency in freshwater systems and levels of UV-B radiation have increased by ozone depletion.Potential and actual UV-B effects were studied by combining a glasshouse experiment in which plants were exposed to various levels of UV-B radiation and field measurements in two freshwater systems dominated by charophytes in the Netherlands.The glasshouse experiment showed that charophytes were sensitive to UV-B radiation. UV-B radiation negatively affected growth, while it increased levels of DNA damage in Chara aspera. Moreover, the charophytes did not seem to develop UV-B screens to protect against UV-B radiation since no increase in UV-B absorbing compounds was found.At field conditions, both spectroradiometrical measurements and DNA dosimeters showed that UV-B radiation was attenuated quickly in both freshwater systems, indicating that UV-B does not reach the submerged charophyte vegetation. However, specific conditions, like fluctuating water tables, may result in UV-B exposure to charophytes for certain periods annually.",
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