Effects of different ratio of urea: NPK on the growth of nannochloropsis sp.

Christina Samin, (2008) Effects of different ratio of urea: NPK on the growth of nannochloropsis sp. Universiti Malaysia Sabah. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Nannochloropsis sp. is a pbytoplankton commonly used as live food for larval fish, rotifer and artemia production. This study was done to detennine the growth of Nannochloropsis sp. in different ratio of Urea:NPK. This research divided into six treatment which are UMS 1 (1:1), UMS 2 (1:2), UMS 3 (2:1), UMS 1 + clewat (1:1 + clewat), UMS 2 + clewat (1:2 + clewat) and UMS 3 + clewat (2: 1 + clewat). The results showed the high mean of growth on Nannochloropsis sp. obtained under UMS 1 (1:1) treatment with the maximum value 30.6 million cells per mL. From the statistical analysis (fable 4.2), there was no significance difference of growth among the treatments (P < 0.05). There also no significance difference (P < 0.05) among all the treatments even though the mineral (clewat) was added in the experiment. Therefore, UMS 1 (1:1) treatment is necessary to use in Nannochloropsis sp. culture.

Item Type: Academic Exercise
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pytoplankton , Microalgae , Sterilization
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email storage.bpmlib@ums.edu.my
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2016 01:58
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2017 04:11
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/13467

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