Essays about: "dietary fatty acid amendment"

Found 1 essay containing the words dietary fatty acid amendment.

  1. 1. Effects of food quantity, dietary fatty acids and temperature on fitness of Daphnia magna : a factorial experiment with Scenedesmus acutus and EPA amendments

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

    Author : Bernadette Pree; [2011]
    Keywords : Daphnia magna; temperature; Scenedesmus acutus; food quality; dietary fatty acid amendment; food concentration; pelagic food web;

    Abstract : The performance of zooplankton has a major impact on the efficiency in trophic transfer in pelagic food webs and is therefore examined in this study. I investigated the effect of different food quantity and food quality, as measured by omega-3 fatty acid (ω3-FA) content on survival, somatic growth and reproduction of Daphnia magna at high and low temperatures in laboratory growth experiments. READ MORE