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By: William Purvis
112 pages, Col photos, figs
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  • Lichens ISBN: 9780565091538 Paperback Sep 2007 Out of Print #105734
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Explores the unusual biology, amazing diversity and ecological importance of lichens and explains how understanding lichen biodiversity may lead to technological developments in medicine, metal prospecting and pollution control. Also includes new information on economic uses and outlines practical project ideas.


What is lichen?; how lichen grow, multiply and disperse; lichen biodiversity; evolution, classification and naming; ecological role; lichens in forests; lichens in extreme environments; biomonitoring; prospecting and dating; economic uses; practical projects.

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Popular Science Out of Print
By: William Purvis
112 pages, Col photos, figs
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