Phycology

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Phycology is the branch of biology which deals with the study of algae and seed weeds. Also referred to as algology in some spheres, phycology is the study of algae; members of the plant kingdom.

Although they lack stems, roots, and leaves commonly found on terrestrial plants, algae serve an important role as primary photosynthetic plants in freshwater as well as being a source of food for various organisms in aquatic environments.

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