Q. What are bryophytes. Write its economic importance.

Q.  What are bryophytes. Write its economic importance.


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8 years ago
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Bryophytes areAmphibians of plant kingdom,Occur in damp, humid places.
Lack true roots, stem or leaves.Plant body attached to the soil by unicellular or multicellular rhizoids

Their Economic Importance are they used as food for herbaceous animals.
Sphagnum in form of peat is used as fuel and also used for trans-shipment of living material as it has water holding capacity, prevent soil erosion, along with lichens are first colonizers on barren rocks.
They decompose rocks making substrate for the growth of higher plant.

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