Chroococcales


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Chroococcales

[‚krō·ō·kə′kā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of blue-green algae (Cyanophyceae) that reproduce by cell division and colony fragmentation only.
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From 16 species identified 6 species belonged to the order Oscillatoriales, 4 species to the order Chroococcales, 3 Species to the order Synechoccales and 2 species to the order Nostocales.
Order Chroococcales with 5 representatives showed their highest count during July while order Nostocales with four representatives showed a peak in August.