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Retraction Note: Lichens reveal the quality of indoor air in Selangor, Malaysia

The Original Article was published on 05 January 2021

Retraction: Ecological Processes (2021) 10:3

The Editors-in-Chief have retracted this article because it contains material that substantially overlaps with the following article (Paoli et al. 2019).

Mohd Talib Latif, Kadaruddin Aiyub, and Mohd Shahrul Mohd Nadzir agree to this retraction. Azlan Abas, Sytty Mazian Mazlan, and Norhayati Muhammad have not responded to any correspondence from the publisher about this retraction.


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Abas, A., Mazlan, S.M., Latif, M.T. et al. Retraction Note: Lichens reveal the quality of indoor air in Selangor, Malaysia. Ecol Process 12, 16 (2023).

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