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Arid Ecosystems

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 45–52 | Cite as

On the regularities of the development stages of digression in ephemeral wormwood associations in Terek-Kuma Lowland

  • P. M. -S. Muratchaeva
  • A. D. Khabibov
Branch Problems of Arid Lands Development

Abstract

A comparative analysis of the phytocenotic indicators of ephemeral wormwood associations for 2006 and 2008 has shown that degradation processes strengthen due to the joint impact of natural and anthropogenic factors.

Keywords

association specific diversity aboveground phytomass population of species foliage cover pasture digression 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Caspian Institute of Biological ResourcesDagestan Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of SciencesMakhachkala, Republic of DagestanRussia
  2. 2.Mountain Botanic GardenDagestan Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of SciencesMakhachkala, Republic of DagestanRussia

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