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Yes, Lichens can tolerate harsh climates such as burned forests and volcanic flows.
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What is lichen?

Lichen is the symbiotic association of a fungus (the mycobiont, which provides shelter and structure for the partnership or symbiosis), with an alga or cyanobacterium (the photobiont, also known as the phycobiont, which provides the food for the partnership from photosynthesis). The fungus and th (MORE)

What is tolerance?

Tolerance is: the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions; a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior; the willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others; a clearance between surfaces allowing some freedom to move with (MORE)

What is tolerence?

The ability for your body to have no reaction to a drug, situation or treatment for using other like drugs. Therefore, you will be able to lose interest in using other drugs. Could be good if you are on a program to be opioid dependency, but can be bad if you are over using cough medicine, therefore (MORE)

What is a tolerance?

It is the range on what is allowable on a dimension. If the tolerance on a Ø.500 hole is ±.003, the actual part could measure Ø.497 to Ø.503

Where can you get Lichen?

You can buy lichen at garden stores, pet stores or find it wild insome forests. Lichen is used as a filler for gardens, and sometimesin terrariums.

How do bacteria survive harsh conditions?

They form an endospore. An endospore is a thick cell wall that helps protect them. Endospores enable bacteria to lie dormant for extended periods of time when the environment is unfavorable (such as extreme temperatures, radiation, extreme pH levels, extreme pressures and harmful chemical agents) (MORE)

How are cactus' able to live under such harsh conditions?

Cacti have adapted to extremely arid and/or semi-arid hot environments. They show a wide range of features which conserve water. Their stems have adapted to become photosynthetic and succulent, while the leaves have become the spines for which cacti are well known. The bodies of many (MORE)

How was the harsh condition reaching the Oregon Trail?

Very harsh. Pioneer journals describe crossing flooded rivers and having whole wagons getting washed down river and how they lost everything. They write about the sickness, death, and heat. How, when going over the mountain passes, the wagons would go over a cliff and they would loose family members (MORE)

Does lichen have roots?

Nope. Lichen does not have roots. They are firmly attached to thesurfaces where they grow by hyphae.

How can lichens survive in habitats so seemingly devoid of nutrients and under harsh physical condition?

Lichens are one of the first organisms to colonise a newly disturbed area and are a part of the first stage in plant succession. Like mosses lichens have a number of adaptations which allow them to survive seemingly nutrient free habitats. Lichens, unlike vascular plants can grow with very littl (MORE)

Where do you find lichens?

Lichens are found almost everywhere. They are highly adaptable to a range of environments, including extreme conditions such as deserts and the Arctic tundra. They are, however, most common in damp places such as rainforests and temperate forests, and places where there is little or no sunlight. The (MORE)

How harsh were the conditions at breitenau concentration camp?

In the eyes of the Nazis, the deaf were of "minor value". The assumption that deafness was a "hereditary disease" lead to forced sterilization. Breitenau was a Nazi education and labor camp established in June 1933 in Germany. It was located in Guxhagen, ca. 15 km south of Kassel and was built aroun (MORE)

By forming this structure some bacteria can survive harsh condition?

They form an endospore. An endospore is a thick cell wall that helps protect them. Endospores enable bacteria to lie dormant for extended periods of time when the environment is unfavorable (such as extreme temperatures, radiation, extreme pH levels, extreme pressures and harmful chemical agents) (MORE)

Do Koala bears have harsh living conditions?

Koalas, which are not bears at all, do not necessarily have harsh living conditions, althoug it is true that they sometimes endure terrible heatwaves in southern Australia, which often lead to devastating bushfires. It lives mostly within the temperate zones. Its habitat is eucalypt woodland and (MORE)

How have the Adelie Penguins adapted the the harsh conditions in Antarctica?

"Adelie Penguins, like the other three penguin types that breed onAntarctica's beaches, increase their body warmth by basking in the(usually) 24-hour sun, or by retreating to liquid water, which isalways warmer than the ambient Antarctic air. The home of all penguins is sea water, and that's where t (MORE)

How did the Jews deal with such harsh conditions?

The upper middle and higher class fled to another country. Everyone below found a hiding spot or were sent to concentration camps __ Not all upper and middle class fled. Many were rounded up and sent to concentration camps as well. Those that did manage to flee, usually went to other European coun (MORE)

Why does not bacteria survive in harsh conditions?

There are a number of bacteria that DO survive in harsh environments be it pH or temperature extremes or an environment that is very salty. Bacteria that don't survive in harsh conditions usually lose cell wall integrity and break apart, or lose all their intercellular fluid and shrivel up.

What were some harsh conditions that soldiers faced during the US Civil War?

Confederate troops often did not have sufficient shoes and clothing, or food, particularly after the first year. The provisions on the Confederate supply were poorly managed, mainly due to transport difficulties. Commissary-General Lucius Northrop received some food from abroad via blockade runners, (MORE)

What is tolerance-?

The official definition for the word tolerance is "the ability orwillingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence ofopinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with."

What is the importance of treasury management under harsh economic conditions?

Treasury management involves the process of managing the cash,investments and other financial assets of the business. The goal ofthese activities is to optimize current and medium-term liquidityand make solid financial decisions involving invested andinvestable assets. Treasury management also inclu (MORE)