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3. G. Clement and H. Van Landeghem, "Spirulina-ein g√ľnstiges objekt fur die Massenkultur von Mikroalgen," Ber. Deut Bot. Ges. 83 (1): 559 (1970).

4. W.E. Becker, L.V. Venkataraman and P.M. Khanum, "Digestibility Coefficient and Biological Value of the Proteins of the Alga Scenedesmus acutus Processed by Different Methods," Nutr. Rep. Internat. 14: 457 (1976).

5. G,S, Venkataraman, "Algal Biofertilizers for Rice Cultivation," Today & Tomorrow, p. 75, New Delhi, 1972.

6. G.S. Venkataraman, in W.D.P. Stewart (ed.), Nitrogen Fixation by Free-Living Microorganisms, pp. 207 - 218. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1975.