Floating Aquatic Macrophytes Decrease the Methane Concentration in the Water Column of a Tropical Coastal Lagoon: Implications for Methane Oxidation and Emission

ABSTRACT In wetlands, the knowledge accumulated on the role of aquatic plants in the methane cycle focused on emergent macrophytes, to the detriment of other typologies. Herein, we evaluated whether the free-floating macrophyte Salvinia auriculata Aubl. and the floating-leaved macrophyte Eichhornia...

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Publication Date:2017
Main Author: Fonseca,André Luiz dos Santos
Other Authors: Marinho,Claudio Cardoso, Esteves,Franscisco de Assis
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Instituto de Tecnologia do Paraná - Tecpar
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1516-89132017000100702
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