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Ecophysiology of Terricolous Mosses and Atmospheric Pollutants

 

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The book 'ECOPHYSIOLOGY OF TERRICOLOUS MOSSES AND ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTANTS' provides information pertaining the physiological changes of mosses from different habitats and substrata upon exposure to atmospheric pollutants i.e. bisulphite, the dissolved product of sulphur dioxide, aerosols of oxidised and reduced nitrogen as well as simulated acid precipitation. The hypotheses that the substratum type is one of the main factors influencing the susceptibility of bryophyte species to atmospheric pollutants has been illustrated in the book. Short term and long term effects of the pollutants on carbon dioxde exchage, tissue nitrogen and growth are discussed. The changes in membrane permeability by bisulphite and mechanism(s) of bisulphite detoxification in presence of cations (e.g. iron and calcium)in indifferent mosses are presented. The reader will enrich their knowledge on the tissue chemistry of terricolous mosses and mitigation of pollution sensitivity by cations in the substratum, which is a feature of calcifuge and calcicole mosses.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC87223
AuthorBhagawan Bharali
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages240
Publishing Year2013-05-08T00:00:00.000
ISBN9783659355967
Edition1 st
Book TypeBiology, life sciences
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00