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saprobic

[sə′prō·bik]
(botany)
Living on decaying organic matter; applied to plants and microorganisms.
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2] concentration may relate to a saprobic (growing on dead plant tissues) lifestyle.
coli 35 180 170 Saprobic Index (Si) Brachionus Encentrum Asplancha Rubens Lupus Brightwelli 85 170 204 Saprobic Index (Si) 3.
Currently the array of indices used include the Specific Polluosensitivity Index (SPI) [2], the Saprobity Index (SI) [35], the Diatom Assemblage Index for organic pollution (DAIpo) [47], Generic Diatom Index (GDI) [33], the European Economic Community index (EEC) [3], the Trophic Index of van Dam [44], the Trophic Diatom Index (TDI) [13], the Saprobic Index of Rott [32] and the standardized Biological Diatom Index (BDI) [23].
Several programs of biological monitoring of aquatic ecosystems were developed from Kolkwitz and Marsson's (1909) saprobic system-based on the presence of indicative species and their tolerance to pollution-including the Biotic Condition Index (Winget and Mangun, 1979); Biological Monitoring Working Party Score System -BMWP (Armitage, et al.
2005), plausible arguments can be made for the likelihood of increased fungal biomass (and resulting sporulation) under climate change scenarios that would include increases in both mycorrhizal fungi to facilitate enhanced plant growth and saprobic fungi to degrade the increased plant biomass generated.
The ubiquitous and saprobic characteristics of the offending taxon (Aspergillus fumigatus), its reduction, or in some instances elimination, were difficult.
Comparative transcriptomics of the saprobic and parasitic growth phases in Coccidioides spp.
cylindrosporum since the fungus has both a parasitic and a saprobic life cycle within its environment (Bandani 2008).
2004) and the WQBI for the Gravatai River, derived from new saprobic and indicator values of the diatom species determined in this study.
Diversity of saprobic Hyphomycetes on Proteaceae and Restionaceae from South Africa.