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Arid Ecosystems

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 20–24 | Cite as

Features of the age structure of Hedysarum Daghestanicum Rupr. ex Boiss. cenopopulations in arid conditions

  • Sch. M. Zubairova
  • R. A. Murtazaliev
Systematic Study of Arid Territories

Abstract

Hedysarum daghestanicum Rupr. ex Boiss., which is locally endemic to certain regions of Dagestan, can be found only on dry, calcareous, stony slopes. A study of the age structure of its cenopopulations was conducted. A cenopopulation in the vicinity of Tantary is at the beginning of a new cycle; the other cenopopulations are matured and are in equilibrium. The base spectrum of H. daghestanicum is full-membered and monomodal, with a prevalence of generative plants of an average age.

Keywords

cenopopulation life form human intervention Hedysarum daghestanicum the basic range age range 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mountain Botanical Gardens of Dagestan Scientific Centre of Russian Academy of ScienceMakhachkalaRussia

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