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Table 2 Growth characteristics of different microalgal isolates

From: Growth and metabolic characteristics of oleaginous microalgal isolates from Nilgiri biosphere Reserve of India

Algal strain Generation time (in days) Dry cell weight (16 day old cultures) (g L−1) Specific growth rate μexp (day −1) Total Chlorophyll (16 day old cultures) (mg L −1)
Acutodesmus dissociatus TGA1 4.0 ± 0.12cd 1.57 ± 0.032bc 0.23 ± 0.05bc 6.7 ± 1.20g
Chlorella sp. TGA2 5.0 ± 0.17b 1.55 ± 0.036b 0.25 ± 0.03a,b 21.2 ± 0.73a
Chlamydomonadales sp. TGA3 3.8 ± 0.12e 1.67 ± 0.039ab 0.28 ± 0.03a 17.3 ± 1.25bc
Chlorella sp. TGA4 4.0 ± 0.20cd 1.00 ± 0.023e 0.10 ± 0.03g 19.0 ± 0.51ab
Chlamydomonadales sp. TGA5 6.0 ± 0.12a 1.56 ± 0.036bc 0.13 ± 0.03f 15.2 ± 0.82cd
Hindakia tetrachotoma PGA1 4.0 ± 0.12cd 1.25 ± 0.029d 0.18 ± 0.03de 10.4 ± 1.57ef
Chlorella sp. PGA2 4.9 ± 0.17b 1.43 ± 0.033c 0.12 ± 0.01f 16.5 ± 1.27bcd
Tolypothrix sp. PBGA1 1.0 ± 0.12f 1.64 ± 0.038abc 0.18 ± 0.03 de 14.1 ± 0.69cd
Tolypothrix sp. PBGA2 5.2 ± 0.2b 1.38 ± 0.032c 0.19 ± 0.02cd 14.6 ± 0.12cd
Oscillatoria sp. PBGA3 4.4 ± 0.12c 1.35 ± 0.031cd 0.14 ± 0.04ef 8.4 ± 0.8 5fg
Botryococcus sp. REF1 5.2 ± 0.12b 1.69 ± 0.039a 0.23 ± 0.08bc 15.2 ± 0.30cd
Neochloris oleoabundans REF2 6.0 ± 0.12a 1.65 ± 0.038abc 0.24 ± 0.08bc 13.2 ± 1.22de
  1. In a column, means followed by a common letter in superscript are not significantly different at 5%