aufwuch

aufwuch

[′ȯf‚wək]
(ecology)
A plant or animal organism which is attached or clings to surfaces of leaves or stems of rooted plants above the bottom stratum.
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Copper, cadmium, mercury, zinc, and chromium (III) inhibited biodegradation of 2,4-DME in lakewater samples inoculated with either a sediment or an aufwuch (floating algal mat) sample (Said and Lewis 1991).
Similarly, Said and Lewis (1991) reported that biodegradation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid methyl ester (2,4-DME) was much more sensitive to metal inhibition in aufwuchs (floating algal mats) than in sediments.
The subject of this contract are all demolition measures necessary for the production of a construction-ready land and work on site clearance, particularly the professional demolition and the removal and disposal of all existing buildings, together with the disposal of polluted material, removal of existing supply and waste pipes, and the implementation of earthworks along with clearing / remove existing Aufwuchs and tree felling.
Den Grundstein hierfur erwarb er sich wie andere in Tallinn geborene Personen bereits durch Beobachtungen im alltaglichen Umfeld, wo er aufwuchs, und durch die weitere Bereicherung seines Wissens im spateren Wirken in den Landkreisen.