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Algaecides control algae growth?

  1. Jul 26, 2004 #1
    anyone here know how algaecides control algae growth?specificity?
    any other methods on controlling algae growth would b greatly appreciated
     
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  3. Jul 26, 2004 #2

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    http://www.ecochem.com/t_504.html

    For copper based algaecide, the toxic action is attributed to the ability of copper to denature cellular proteins and to deactivate enzyme systems in fungi and algae.

    For GreenClean, a bioalgaecide,

    http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/biopesticides/ingredients/tech_docs/brad_128860.pdf
     
  4. Jul 29, 2004 #3
    methods of growing algae?
     
  5. Jul 29, 2004 #4

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