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Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) in surface water sources for agricultural usage

Description

Blue-Green Algae is the common term for a type of bacteria called cyanobacteria. Cyanobacteria are natural inhabitants of surface waters and are widely present in dugouts and reservoirs. They become a problem when conditions promote rapid growth and eventual death and decomposition. This fact sheet provides information on background, diagnosis, treatment and who to contact if you suspect cyanobacteria is present.

Updated

April 1, 2015

Tags
agricultural usage algae blue-green algae cyanobacterial blooms surface waters water management

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Extent

4 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Agriculture and Rural Development

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Resource Dates

Date Created

2015-04-01

Date Added

2022-06-17T16:24:39.727775

Date Modified

2015-04-01

Date Issued

2015-04-01

Audience information

Identifiers

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development