Algae are pigmented thallophytes. They prepare their own food materials with the help of chlorophyll and sunlight. So they are said to be autrotrophs. Besides chlorophyll there are other colored pigments in algae. Structure and reproduction of algae was written by Fritsch. He is known as father of phycology. Fritsch classified algae into 11 classes on the basis of type of pigments, nature of reserve food material and mode of reproduction. Read more>>
Biology Practice Test: Algae
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