Indicator plants-a tool for mineral prospecting

Kaladharan, P (1988) Indicator plants-a tool for mineral prospecting. Science Reporter, 25 (11). pp. 652-653.

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Abstract

Plants in general can indicate a deficiency or an excess of water and often such accompanying factors as mineral and salt content etc. Cacti, Agave, Yucca and other xerophytes are associated with habitats of low water content, high temperatures and low humidity.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Indicator plants; mineral prospecting
Subjects:Biochemistry > Bioprospecting
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:8324
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:02 May 2011 12:50
Last Modified:02 May 2011 12:50

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