The Tugai Forests of Floodplain of the Amudarya River: Ecology, Dynamics and Their Conservation

  • Sergey Y. Treshkin
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Abstract

Terrestrial ecosystems are extremely vulnerable in arid regions. They respond even to insignificant changes of the environment, which may result in irreversible modifications of ecosystems and often in the complete loss of their scientific, social, and economical value. Intrazonal hydromorphic landscapes undergo the greatest transformation, the main component of which is floodplain vegetation.

Keywords

Biodiversity communities plant soil salinization vegetation 

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