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Descriptor English:   Eutrophication 
Descriptor Spanish:   Eutrofización 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Eutrofização 
Synonyms English:   Algal Bloom
Algal Blooms
Bloom, Algal
Blooms, Algal
Tree Number:   G16.500.285
Definition English:   The enrichment of a terrestrial or aquatic ECOSYSTEM by the addition of nutrients, especially nitrogen and phosphorus, that results in a superabundant growth of plants, ALGAE, or other primary producers. It can be a natural process or result from human activity such as agriculture runoff or sewage pollution. In aquatic ecosystems, an increase in the algae population is termed an algal bloom. 
Indexing Annotation English:   entry term ALGAL BLOOM: HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM is also available
See Related English:   Water Pollution, Chemical
History Note English:   76 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
DE drug effects ES ethics
PH physiology RE radiation effects
Record Number:   5165 
Unique Identifier:   D005068 

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