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A comparison of the functional traits of Common reed (Phragmites australis) in Northern China: Aquatic vs. terrestrial ecotypes
(Public Library of Science, 2014)
Common reed (Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.) is distributed widely throughout the world with various ecotypes. This research compares the functional traits and biomass allocation patterns of two contrasting ...
Development scenarios on Hetao Irrigation area (China): A qualitative analysis from social, economic and ecological perspectives
Lakes are threatened ecosystems in drylands of Central Asia. The Wuliangsuhai Lake (‘‘W-Lake’’) is a case in point. Located in the Hetao Irrigation Area (‘‘HIA’’), W-Lake is a rare multifunctional inland lake in arid North ...
Structure and wood biomass of near-natural floodplain forests along the Central Asian rivers Tarim and Amu Darya
(Oxford University Press (OUP): Policy B - Oxford Open Option A, 2011)
In the Central Asian deserts, the floodplains along the large river systems like the Amu Darya, Syr Darya and Tarim harbour the highest biodiversity and provide a wide range of ecosystem services for men in those regions. ...
The utilisation of reed (Phragmites australis): A review
(International Mire Conservation Group, International Peat Society, 2013)
Reed (Phragmites) is a wetland plant genus that has been utilised by man since ancient times. It is a tall, thin, highly productive grass (Poaceae) with an above-ground biomass of up to 30 t ha -1 y-1. Due to its world-wide ...
Allometric variability of Haloxylon species in Central Asia
The Haloxylon vegetation in Central Asia has undergone vast changes throughout the last century, which has lead to a strong degradation and desertification of the desert ecosystems in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. ...
Vegetation and vegetation dynamics in the Tarim River floodplain of continental-arid Xinjiang, NW China
(Schweizerbart und Borntraeger, 2008)
Ecology and utilization of salt-tolerant plants in the river basins of Central Asia
(Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu (Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń), 2011)
In Central Asia soil salinization is a wide-spread concern. Biomass harvested from the moderate salt-tolerant species Haloxylon aphyllum and Apocynum pictum can be used as fodder as well as for textile fibers and medicinal ...
Investigation of a traditional reed economy (Phragmites australis) under threat: pulp and paper market, values and netchain at Wuliangsuhai Lake, Inner Mongolia, China
Common Reed (Phragmites australis) is a wetland plant which is distributed worldwide, has a high biomass production, and provides important ecosystem services. In many developing and emerging countries it is an easily ...
Apocynum venetum L. and Apocynum pictum Schrenk (Apocynaceae) as multi-functional and multi-service plant species in Central Asia: A review on biology, ecology, and utilization
(Association for Applied Botany e. V., German Society for Quality Research on Plant Foods (DGQ), 2012)
Productivity of reed (Phragmites australis Trin. ex Steud.) in continental-arid NW China in relation to soil, groundwater, and land-use
(Association for Applied Botany e. V., German Society for Quality Research on Plant Foods (DGQ), 2007)