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Stream community lists as bioindicators. Proceedings of the 11th EWRS (European Weed Research Society) International Symposium on Aquatic Weeds, September 2—6, 2002, 243—6, Moliets et Maâ, France.


The use of river plants as bioindicators is often undervalued. If autecology and the country of origin are known, and the species list long enough, interpretation is astonishingly accurate, for both natural factors and human impact.

Key words: bioindicators, river plants, community list.