Concentration of viruses in natural waters during productive part of year

Range 5×10^6 - 15×10^6 viruses/ml
Organism Biosphere
Reference Bergh O, Børsheim KY, Bratbak G, Heldal M. High abundance of viruses found in aquatic environments. Nature. 1989 Aug 10 340(6233):467-8. p.467 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID2755508
Comments P.467 left column bottom paragraph: "The highest total counts of viruses and bacteria were found in samples from the eutrophic lake Plussee (Table 1). [Investigators] found total counts of viruses of between 5×10^6 and 15×10^6 per ml in marine samples taken during the productive part of the year."
Entered by Uri M
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