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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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
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 02 May 2011 07:20
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:48

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