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Table 5 Comparison of Microcystis spp. and Planktothrix spp. cell densities evaluated in microscopic analyses and the presence of DGGE-ITS bands corresponding to these taxa in gel profiles

From: Molecular (PCR-DGGE) versus morphological approach: analysis of taxonomic composition of potentially toxic cyanobacteria in freshwater lakes

Month Lake Microcystisspp. Planktothrixspp.
Microscope (cells/mL) DGGE-ITS Microscope (cells/mL) DGGE-ITS
May Mamry - - 62 -
Tałtowisko - - 76 -
Mikołajskie - - 58 +
Bełdany - - - +
July Mamry 71 + - -
Tałtowisko 4 - 4285 +
Mikołajskie <1 - 1900 +
Bełdany 6 - 928 +
August Mamry 34 + - -
Tałtowisko 28 - 6209 +
Mikołajskie 7 - 2120 +
Bełdany 3 - 2660 +
September Mamry 32 + - +
Tałtowisko - - - +
Mikołajskie - - 885 +
Bełdany 4 - 2370 +