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Record #137704:

Lichen biology / Thomas H. Nash, III, ed.

Title: Lichen biology / Thomas H. Nash, III, ed.
Author(s): Nash, Thomas H.,
Date: 1996.
Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Abstract: Summarizes current knowledge of these symbiotic organisms, in which fungi and algae and/or cyanobacteria form intimate biological union. Begins with anatomical, morphological and physiological aspects. Then considers role in carbon and nitrogen fixation. Gives overview of lichen biogeography and systematics in light of modern perspectives in evolution. Other subjects covered include chemistry of unique secondary metabolites produced by lichens and contribution of these substances to pharmaceutical industry and medicine; and use of lichens as indicators of air pollution.
Keywords: 58 -- Botany.
582.29 -- Lichens.
504.054(203) -- Pollution, air.
615 -- Pharmacology.
G -- Botany.
(*2) -- Polar regions.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 582.29
ISBN: 0521459745
SPRI record no.: 137704

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