This handbook acquaints readers with the exciting developments in various areas of cyanobacterial research in the backdrop of the publication of complete genome sequence of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803 in 1996. It begins with a summary of the current knowledge on the taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution of cyanobacteria followe
Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Evolution. Genomes. Akinetes. Heterocyst. Movements. Circadian Rhythms. Symbiosis. Cyanophages. Cyanobacterial Toxins. Stress Responses.