Ecological and biotechnological aspects of lichens

@article{Oksanen2006EcologicalAB,
  title={Ecological and biotechnological aspects of lichens},
  author={I. Oksanen},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={2006},
  volume={73},
  pages={723-734}
}
  • I. Oksanen
  • Published 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Lichens and the partners from three different kingdoms are both taxonomically and physiologically a very diverse group, which makes them interesting from both ecological and biotechnological points of view. A lichen is a mutual ecophysiological innovation in many extreme environments in which symbiosis seems to protect the partners. Lichen’s ability to grow in harsh environments can be advantageous, resulting in important ecological niches, or disadvantageous when lichens occupy and cause… Expand
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