Terricolous Lichens in India

Volume 1: Diversity Patterns and Distribution Ecology

  • Himanshu Rai
  • Dalip K. Upreti

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Himanshu Rai, Roshni Khare, Dalip Kumar Upreti
    Pages 1-20
  3. Roger Rosentreter, Himanshu Rai, Dalip Kumar Upreti
    Pages 21-31
  4. Chitra Bahadur Baniya, Himanshu Rai, Dalip Kumar Upreti
    Pages 33-52
  5. Tereza Řídká, Ondřej Peksa, Himanshu Rai, Dalip Kumar Upreti, Pavel Škaloud
    Pages 53-71
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 89-98

About this book

Introduction

Terricolous lichens, a habitat specialist group of lichens play a vital role in maintenance and ecological stability of soil crusts with reference to their physical stability, hydrology and growth of soil microflora. Terricolous lichens in Indian lichenological studies haven’t been taken up as a functional group.

 

Terricolous Lichens in India, Volume 1: Diversity Patterns and Distribution Ecology is the first ever publication dealing with soil lichens of India. Divided into five chapters, this volume discusses the lichenological researches in India with reference to terricolous lichens, the altitudinal distribution patterns of terricolous lichens, comparative assessment of distribution with global patterns, and the photobiont diversity and influence of novel molecular clades of photobiont in determining ecological preferences of soil lichens in India.

 

Written by experts in the field and supplemented with numerous photographs, Terricolous Lichens in India, Volume 1: Diversity Patterns and Distribution Ecology is a comprehensive resource that addresses the major drivers of terricolous lichens distribution in India.

Keywords

Ecology Plant Sciences Terricolous Lichens

Editors and affiliations

  • Himanshu Rai
    • 1
  • Dalip K. Upreti
    • 2
  1. 1.National Botanical Research InstituteCouncil for Scientific and Industrial ResearchLucknowIndia
  2. 2.National Botanical Research InstituteCouncil for Scientific and Industrial ResearchLucknowIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8736-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-8735-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-8736-4
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