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Created in response to requests from longtime users, this addition to the acclaimed reference to North American lichens compiles updated and expanded keys for the identification of these fascinating organisms. An ideal laboratory resource, it covers over 2,000 species of lichens indigenous to the continent. There is no comparable volume...
Until recently, seaweed for most Americans was nothing but a nuisance, clinging to us as we swim in the ocean and stinking up the beach as it rots in the sun. This book takes the reader on a tour of seaweed, describing what seaweeds actually are - algae, not plants...
Offers the background and techniques for using Chlamydomonas in plant research. From biogenesis of chloroplasts and mitochondria and photosynthesis to respiration and nitrogen assimilation, this volume introduces scientists to the functions of the organism.
This second edition of Lichen Biology was updated, with four new chapters covering lichen genetics and sexual reproduction, stress physiology and symbiosis, and the carbon economy and environmental role of lichens. This is a valuable reference for both students and researchers interested in lichenology.
This book presents a wide-ranging introduction to the diatoms together with an illustrated description of over 250 genera. Diatoms are important as perhaps the commonest group of autotrophic plants on earth and are abundant in all waters and on soils and moist surfaces.