How does this air pollutants affect the lichens ?

Answers (1)

 

Air pollutants affect lichens in many ways. Lichens are plants that grow in places like tree bark or rocks. They are good at absorbing water in order to get nutrients. Rainwater is used as a great source of producing nutrients to keep them alive. Therefore, when air pollutants in this rainwater especially sulphur dioxide can damage lichens and thus prevents them from further growing. Thus, it makes lichens natural indicators of air pollution. 

Preparation Products

Knockout KCET 2021

An exhaustive E-learning program for the complete preparation of KCET exam..

₹ 4999/- ₹ 2999/-
Buy Now
Knockout KCET JEE Main 2021

It is an exhaustive preparation module made exclusively for cracking JEE & KCET.

₹ 27999/- ₹ 16999/-
Buy Now
Knockout NEET Sept 2020

An exhaustive E-learning program for the complete preparation of NEET..

₹ 15999/- ₹ 6999/-
Buy Now
Rank Booster NEET 2020

This course will help student to be better prepared and study in the right direction for NEET..

₹ 9999/- ₹ 4999/-
Buy Now
Knockout JEE Main Sept 2020

An exhaustive E-learning program for the complete preparation of JEE Main..

₹ 12999/- ₹ 6999/-
Buy Now
Exams
Articles
Questions