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krnneupane
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Post by krnneupane » Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:48 pm

Can anyone help me with this question?
Q> Algal component of most of the lichen is:
a)BGA b)green algae c) brown algae

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JackBean
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Post by JackBean » Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:27 pm

I have no idea, what is BGA, but I would guess green algae
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

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Re: lichen

Post by jonmoulton » Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:56 pm

Generally they are either a green alga or a cyanobacterium. The cyanobacterium case is the more interesting to me, as in many cases they can fix nitrogen and contribute to the nitrogen fertilization of a forest.

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