Lichens as biomonitors around a coal-fired power station in Israel.

@article{Garty2003LichensAB,
  title={Lichens as biomonitors around a coal-fired power station in Israel.},
  author={Jacob Garty and Sharon Tomer and Tal Levin and Haya Lehr},
  journal={Environmental research},
  year={2003},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={186-98}
}
In the present study epiphytic lichens were applied as biomonitors of air pollution to determine the environmental impact of a coal-fired power station. Thalli of the lichen Ramalina lacera (With.) J.R. Laund. growing on carob twigs (Ceratonia siliqua L.) were collected with their substrate in July 2000 in a relatively unpolluted forest near HaZorea, Ramoth Menashe, Northeast Israel, and transplanted to 10 biomonitoring sites in the vicinity of the coal-fired power station Oroth Rabin near the… CONTINUE READING

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