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Lichen Biology

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Phycology, algae & lichens,
  • Science / Botany

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages514
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9726971M
ISBN 10052187162X
ISBN 109780521871624

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  Lichen Biology book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Lichens are symbiotic organisms in which fungi and algae and/or cyanobacter /5(1). Cambridge Core - Plant Sciences - Lichen Biology - edited by Thomas H. Nash, III. Lichen, any of ab species of thallophytic plantlike organisms that consist of a symbiotic association of algae (usually green) or cyanobacteria and fungi (mostly ascomycetes and basidiomycetes). Lichens are found worldwide and occur in . Book Title:Lichen Biology Lichens are symbiotic organisms in which fungi and algae andor cyanobacteria form an intimate biological union. This diverse group is found in almost all terrestrial habitats from the tropics to polar regions.

biology of lichens Download biology of lichens or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get biology of lichens book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Lichens are prominent examples of symbiotic organisms, combining fungi and algae and/or cyanobacteria in an intimate biological union. This volume provides an up-to-date account of these fascinating organisms, beginning with anatomical, morphological, and physiological aspects. It emphasizes the ecophysiology of lichens and their role in carbon and nitrogen /5(4). The vanishing lichens;: Their history, biology, and importance by D. H. S Richardson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at is a platform for academics to share research papers.

The nature of the lichen symbiosis is widely debated and deserves further investigation. Most general textbooks and many researchers refer to lichens as a classical case of mutualism, where all the partners gain benefits from the association. Lichens are symbiotic organisms in which fungi and algae and/or cyanobacteria form an intimate biological union. This diverse group is found in almost all terrestrial habitats from the tropics to polar regions. In this second edition, four completely new chapters cover recent developments in the study of these fascinating organisms, including lichen genetics and sexual reproduction, 5/5(1). A well-illustrated page book which gives a good introduction to lichen variety, biology and ecology. Aimed at a general audience. Richardson, DHS. (). The Vanishing Lichens: Their History, Biology and Importance. David & Charles, London. A self-descriptive title of a book aimed at a general audience. Lichen Biology. The Lichen-forming Fungi by David Hawksworth and David Hill (), Blackie, hardback and paperback, pp. Now out of print, but covering most aspects of lichen biology, ecology, distribution, and classification; designed for use on undergraduate and masters-level courses. Understanding Lichens by George Baron (), Richmond.