Volume 2, Issue 4 (6-2014)                   ifej 2014, 2(4): 1-11 | Back to browse issues page

XML Persian Abstract Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Study on Ecology of Hackberry Trees (Celtis australis) in the West Forests of Guilan (Case Study: Rezvanshahr and Taniyan). ifej. 2014; 2 (4) :1-11
URL: http://ifej.sanru.ac.ir/article-1-148-en.html
Abstract:   (759 Views)

The aim of this study was to investigate some of the most important ecological features of the Hackberry trees in Guilan forests. Data was collected using 25 and 20 plots (Rezvanshahr and Tanean sites, respectively) based on the presence and absence of Hackberry. The inventory was selective sampling method. A circular sample plot with an area of ​​1000 m2 was used. Some geographical and ecological characteristics of each sample plot and some quantitative factors of the Hackberry trees were recorded. Soil samples were collected from the center of all plots at the depth of 0-30 cm.  The results revealed that the average diameter and height of Hackberry trees in the south aspect of Tanean was more than Rezvanshahr site, and significant differences were observed between two sites. But there was no significant difference in other aspects. Highest percentage presence of Hackberry trees was on slope ranges from 31% to 50%. In addition, the results showed that the values of nitrogen, organic carbon and organic matter were positively correlated with Hackberry, and Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC) and P were negatively correlated with them.

Full-Text [PDF 1049 kb]   (555 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/06/12 | Accepted: 2017/06/12 | Published: 2017/06/12

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:
Write the security code in the box

© 2018 All Rights Reserved | Ecology of Iranian Forest

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb