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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. ...
How helophytes influence the phosphorus cycle in degradedinundated peat soils – Implications for fen restoration
When severely degraded fens are rewetted, they often become shallow lakes with an average water depthof less than 1 m. The additional high nutrient availability in highly decomposed peat soils of these newlyformed ecosystems ...
Human impact on flora and habitats in Korean rural settlements
(Inst. of Botany, Jagiellonian Univ., 2002)
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 ...
An approach to the identification of indicators for forest biodiversity – the Solling mountains (NW Germany) as an example
In this study, we present an approach for the identification of indicators for biodiversity within forest ecosystems. We analyze the data of stands of pure Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst) and European beech (Fagus ...
Water consumption of agriculture and natural ecosystems at the Amu Darya in Lebap Province, Turkmenistan
The Amu Darya River is the major water source for Turkmenistan contributing 88 % to the total amount of surface water available to the country. Lebap Province harbours oases and natural riparian vegetation along the Amu ...
Influence of agricultural residues interpretation and allocation procedures on the environmental performance of bioelectricity production: A case study on woodchips from apple orchards
Agricultural woody residues are available in massive quantities and provide a considerable potential for energy production. However, to encourage environmentally sustainable bioenergy strategies, it is necessary to assess ...