Green Biofilms on Tree Barks: More than Just Algae

Chapter
Part of the Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology book series (COLE, volume 17)

Abstract

Algae are a very diverse group of organisms ranging in size from unicellular microalgae to giant kelps. They are equally successful in settling aquatic as well as terrestrial and aerial habitats.

Keywords

Algal Cell Algal Species Soil Crust Biological Soil Crust Tree Bark 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Biology I, General and Applied BotanyUniversity of LeipzigLeipzigGermany

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