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Contemporary Problems of Ecology

, Volume 8, Issue 7, pp 818–823 | Cite as

Impact of wildfires on lakeside tamarisk communities in Northern Caspian Sea region

  • A. V. BykovEmail author
  • A. V. Kolesnikov
  • M. B. Shadrina
  • O. A. Bukhareva
  • N. P. Shabanova
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Abstract

The current state and resilience to wildfire disturbances of the natural tamarisk (Tamarix laxa Willd) communities at on the coasts of Lake Buluchta, a salt lake, Caspian Depression (the Volga and Ural Rivers interfluve) is considered. The unique ecosystems of the natural Tamarisk communities are able to persist in specific biotopes of natural water basins only.

Keywords

Tamarisk spp communities tree form postfire plant succession arboreal habit seed and vegetative propagation resilience to wildfires 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Bykov
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. V. Kolesnikov
    • 1
  • M. B. Shadrina
    • 2
  • O. A. Bukhareva
    • 1
  • N. P. Shabanova
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Forest ScienceRussian Academy of SciencesUspenskoeRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Water ProblemsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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