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|Title:||Bryophytes: A Valuable Heritage|
ASTHANA, ASHISH KUMAR
|Abstract:||Bryophytes have special importance in the botanical world due to their useful characteristics. Bryophytes play an important role in the welfare of mankind. They are useful for horticulture purposes, medicinal purposes, in paper industry, as fuel, as bioindicators of pollution and as an agent in soil management. Besides, these plants also possess antifungal and antimicrobial substances and have role in Nitrogen fixation. In the present article a review of different uses of bryophytes is provided and a brief discussion on Antarctic bryophytes and conservation of rare and threatened plants has also been made.|
|ISSN:||0975-2412 (Online); 0771-7706 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||BVAAP Vol.11(2) [December 2003]|
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