Table 1.

Maximum growth rates of bacterioplankton, HNF, and different bacterial groups in the treatments without metazooplankton (− DAPH)

OrganismGrowth rate (h−1)aInterval (h)
HNF0.053 ± 0.02132–55
Bacterioplankton0.046 ± 0.00810–22
EUB338-hybridized0.037 ± 0.0090–33
BET42a-hybridized0.065 ± 0.0150–22
CF319a-hybridized0.113 ± 0.0070–22
ALF1b-hybridized0.059 ± 0.0060–72
GAM42a-hybridized0.055 ± 0.0180–72
  • a Mean ± SD for three replicate treatments is shown. Rates were calculated for intervals with exponential increase.