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Responses of primary producers in shallow lakes to elevated temperature: a mesocosm experiment during the growing season of Potamogeton crispus

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Responses of primary producers in shallow lakes to elevated temperature : a mesocosm experiment during the growing season of Potamogeton crispus. / Hao, Beibei; Roejkjaer, Anna Fabrin; Wu, Haoping; Cao, Yu; Jeppesen, Erik; Li, Wei.

In: Aquatic Sciences, Vol. 80, No. 4, 34, 10.2018.

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Hao, Beibei ; Roejkjaer, Anna Fabrin ; Wu, Haoping ; Cao, Yu ; Jeppesen, Erik ; Li, Wei. / Responses of primary producers in shallow lakes to elevated temperature : a mesocosm experiment during the growing season of Potamogeton crispus. In: Aquatic Sciences. 2018 ; Vol. 80, No. 4.

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title = "Responses of primary producers in shallow lakes to elevated temperature: a mesocosm experiment during the growing season of Potamogeton crispus",
abstract = "Climate warming may influence the relationship among macrophyte-periphyton-phytoplankton and change the producer community structure in shallow lakes, as elevated temperature has been suggested to promote the dominance of phytoplankton. We performed a 5-month experiment (starting in winter, December) to elucidate the responses of three phototrophic communities (macrophyte-Potamogeton crispus, periphyton, phytoplankton) and their interactions to elevated temperature (4.5 A degrees C) under eutrophic, subtropical conditions. The biomass and composition of periphyton were not significantly affected by increased temperature, while the biomass of phytoplankton increased with a shift in phytoplankton composition towards higher dominance of chlorophytes and cyanobacteria. Warming also reduced the survival of P. crispus and accelerated the decline of P. crispus. At both ambient and heated temperatures, a shift occurred at the end of the experiment from a clear-state dominated by P. crispus to a clear-state dominated by filamentous algae and warming facilitated this shift. Our results thus indicated that, when submerged macrophytes diminished or disappeared, filamentous algae exhibited functional compensation that maintained low phytoplankton development, primarily at elevated temperatures.",
keywords = "Climate warming, Periphyton, Phytoplankton, Filamentous algae, Primary producers, NORTH-ATLANTIC OSCILLATION, GLOBAL CLIMATE-CHANGE, SUBMERGED MACROPHYTES, PLANKTON DYNAMICS, HEAT-STRESS, PHYTOPLANKTON, GROWTH, COMMUNITIES, PERIPHYTON, NITROGEN",
author = "Beibei Hao and Roejkjaer, {Anna Fabrin} and Haoping Wu and Yu Cao and Erik Jeppesen and Wei Li",
year = "2018",
month = oct,
doi = "10.1007/s00027-018-0585-0",
language = "English",
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journal = "Aquatic Sciences",
issn = "1015-1621",
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T2 - a mesocosm experiment during the growing season of Potamogeton crispus

AU - Hao, Beibei

AU - Roejkjaer, Anna Fabrin

AU - Wu, Haoping

AU - Cao, Yu

AU - Jeppesen, Erik

AU - Li, Wei

PY - 2018/10

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N2 - Climate warming may influence the relationship among macrophyte-periphyton-phytoplankton and change the producer community structure in shallow lakes, as elevated temperature has been suggested to promote the dominance of phytoplankton. We performed a 5-month experiment (starting in winter, December) to elucidate the responses of three phototrophic communities (macrophyte-Potamogeton crispus, periphyton, phytoplankton) and their interactions to elevated temperature (4.5 A degrees C) under eutrophic, subtropical conditions. The biomass and composition of periphyton were not significantly affected by increased temperature, while the biomass of phytoplankton increased with a shift in phytoplankton composition towards higher dominance of chlorophytes and cyanobacteria. Warming also reduced the survival of P. crispus and accelerated the decline of P. crispus. At both ambient and heated temperatures, a shift occurred at the end of the experiment from a clear-state dominated by P. crispus to a clear-state dominated by filamentous algae and warming facilitated this shift. Our results thus indicated that, when submerged macrophytes diminished or disappeared, filamentous algae exhibited functional compensation that maintained low phytoplankton development, primarily at elevated temperatures.

AB - Climate warming may influence the relationship among macrophyte-periphyton-phytoplankton and change the producer community structure in shallow lakes, as elevated temperature has been suggested to promote the dominance of phytoplankton. We performed a 5-month experiment (starting in winter, December) to elucidate the responses of three phototrophic communities (macrophyte-Potamogeton crispus, periphyton, phytoplankton) and their interactions to elevated temperature (4.5 A degrees C) under eutrophic, subtropical conditions. The biomass and composition of periphyton were not significantly affected by increased temperature, while the biomass of phytoplankton increased with a shift in phytoplankton composition towards higher dominance of chlorophytes and cyanobacteria. Warming also reduced the survival of P. crispus and accelerated the decline of P. crispus. At both ambient and heated temperatures, a shift occurred at the end of the experiment from a clear-state dominated by P. crispus to a clear-state dominated by filamentous algae and warming facilitated this shift. Our results thus indicated that, when submerged macrophytes diminished or disappeared, filamentous algae exhibited functional compensation that maintained low phytoplankton development, primarily at elevated temperatures.

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KW - Periphyton

KW - Phytoplankton

KW - Filamentous algae

KW - Primary producers

KW - NORTH-ATLANTIC OSCILLATION

KW - GLOBAL CLIMATE-CHANGE

KW - SUBMERGED MACROPHYTES

KW - PLANKTON DYNAMICS

KW - HEAT-STRESS

KW - PHYTOPLANKTON

KW - GROWTH

KW - COMMUNITIES

KW - PERIPHYTON

KW - NITROGEN

U2 - 10.1007/s00027-018-0585-0

DO - 10.1007/s00027-018-0585-0

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