Bryophytes/Economic Importance

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  • Sphagnum is the moss which produces peat used as a fuel.
  • Standing biomass e.g. Sphagnales can substitute for fossil fuels.
  • Mosses have a major role in horticulture.
    • Moss sticks,
    • packing young plants and plant products
    • covering a graft etc.
are some uses.