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The presence of sianobacteria and algae in biological soil crusts on South African goldmine tailings

T. Orlekowsky, A. Levanets, S. J. van Wyk, A. Venter
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 31, No 1 | a349 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v31i1.349 | © 2012 T. Orlekowsky, A. Levanets, S. J. van Wyk, A. Venter | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 15 May 2012 | Published: 07 June 2012

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T. Orlekowsky, North-West University, South Africa
A. Levanets, North-West University, South Africa
S. J. van Wyk, North-West University, South Africa
A. Venter, North-West University, South Africa


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Abstract

The aim was to investigate the presence of cyanobacteria as well as algae on minetailings storage facilities that have undergone rehabilitation for different periodes of time aswell as to correlate the presence of these species with the physical and chemical characteristicsof the mine tailings.

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