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


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.

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Original Russian Text © Sch.M. Zubairova, R.A. Murtazaliev, 2014, published in Aridnye Ekosistemy, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 1(54), pp. 25–32.

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Zubairova, S.M., Murtazaliev, R.A. Features of the age structure of Hedysarum Daghestanicum Rupr. ex Boiss. cenopopulations in arid conditions. Arid Ecosyst 4, 20–24 (2014).

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