Year 2020, Volume 3 , Issue 2, Pages 43 - 53 2020-09-30

Vegetation of highly disturbed conifer forests around Murree, Pakistan
Murree (Pakistan) çevresindeki oldukça bozulmuş iğne yapraklı ormanların vejetasyonu

Afsheen KHAN [1] , Moinuddin AHMED [2] , Farid AHMED [3] , Rafat SAEED [4] , Faheem SIDDIQUI [5]


This phytosociological investigation is conducted in various disturbed forests around Murree hills. The main purpose of study is to explore community types, associated ground flora and their relation to soil characteristics. Eight community types and two monospecific tree stands have been recognized as follows: Pinus wallichiana (pure), Pinus roxburghii (pure), Pinus wallichiana-Quercus baloot, Pinus wallichiana-Cedrus deodara, Pinus wallichiana-Abies pindrow, Pinus wallichiana-Quercus dilatata, Quercus dilatata-Cedrus deodara, Pinus roxburghii-Pinus wallichiana, Pinus roxburghii-Cedrus deodara, Pinus roxburghii-Quercus dilatata. Pinus wallichiana dominates monospecifically in 8 stands while Pinus roxburghii -Pinus wallichiana community types found at 5 locations. Pinus wallichiana formed community type with Cedrus deodara and Abies pindrow at 4 locations separately. Highest stand density achieved in Pinus wallichiana-Cedrus deodara and Pinus roxburghii-Quercus dilatata community i.e. 128 trees/h. Highest basal area (48.06 (m²/ha) recorded from Pinus wallichiana (pure) stands. Pinus wallichiana-Pinus roxburghii communities correlated significantly (p < 0.05) with tree density. Range of DO. pH, Temperature, Conductivity, Salinity, ORP and chemical parameters in each community type has also shown and discussed.
Bu fitososyolojik araştırma, Murree tepeleri çevresindeki çeşitli bozulmuş ormanlarda yapılmıştır. Çalışmanın temel amacı topluluk türlerini, ilişkili zemin florasını ve toprak özellikleri ile ilişkilerini araştırmaktır. Sekiz bitki topluluğu ve iki monospesifik meşcere tanımlanmıştır: Pinus wallichiana (saf), Pinus roxburghii (saf), Pinus wallichiana-Quercus baloot, Pinus wallichiana-Cedrus deodara, Pinus wallichiana-Abies pindrow, Pinus wallichiana-Quercus dilatata, Quercus dilatat-Cedrus deodara, Pinus roxburghii-Pinus wallichiana, Pinus roxburghii-Cedrus deodara, Pinus roxburghii-Quercus dilatata. Pinus wallichiana 8 standda monospesifik olarak baskınken, 5 yerde bulunan Pinus roxburghii-Pinus wallichiana topluluk türleri. Pinus wallichiana, Cedrus deodara ve Abies ile 4 yerde ayrı ayrı topluluk oluşturmuştur. Pinus wallichiana-Cedrus deodara ve Pinus roxburghii-Quercus dilatata topluluğunda, yani 128 ağaç/saatte elde edilen en yüksek meşcere yoğunluğu olarak gözlenmiştir. Pinus wallichiana (saf) meşcerelerinden kaydedilen en yüksek bazal alan (48.06 (m²/ha) olarak kaydedilmiştir. Pusus wallichiana-Pinus roxburghii toplulukları ağaç yoğunluğu ile anlamlı bir şekilde korelasyon göstermiştir (p <0.05). DO. PH, Sıcaklık, İletkenlik, Tuzluluk, ORP her topluluk türündeki kimyasal parametreler de gösterilmiş ve tartışılmıştır.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Basic Sciences
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-7557-5210
Author: Afsheen KHAN (Primary Author)
Institution: Federal Urdu University Karachi Pakistan
Country: Pakistan


Orcid: 0000-0002-0728-6780
Author: Moinuddin AHMED
Institution: Department of Botany, Dr. Moinuddin Ahmed Laboratory of Ecology and Dendrochronology Research, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology
Country: Pakistan


Orcid: 0000-0003-4340-3582
Author: Farid AHMED
Institution: Department of Forestry, Punjab
Country: Pakistan


Orcid: 0000-0002-7403-1307
Author: Rafat SAEED
Institution: Department of Botany, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-0567-5165
Author: Faheem SIDDIQUI
Institution: Department of Botany, Tree Ring Research Laboratory, University of Karachi
Country: Pakistan


Dates

Application Date : March 23, 2020
Acceptance Date : April 12, 2020
Publication Date : September 30, 2020

Bibtex @research article { biodiversity708154, journal = {Turkish Journal of Biodiversity}, issn = {}, eissn = {2667-4386}, address = {turkbiod@artvin.edu.tr}, publisher = {Artvin Çoruh Üniversitesi Ali Nihat Gökyiğit Botanik Bahçesi Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi}, year = {2020}, volume = {3}, pages = {43 - 53}, doi = {10.38059/biodiversity.708154}, title = {Vegetation of highly disturbed conifer forests around Murree, Pakistan}, key = {cite}, author = {Khan, Afsheen and Ahmed, Moinuddin and Ahmed, Farid and Saeed, Rafat and Sıddıquı, Faheem} }
APA Khan, A , Ahmed, M , Ahmed, F , Saeed, R , Sıddıquı, F . (2020). Vegetation of highly disturbed conifer forests around Murree, Pakistan . Turkish Journal of Biodiversity , 3 (2) , 43-53 . DOI: 10.38059/biodiversity.708154
MLA Khan, A , Ahmed, M , Ahmed, F , Saeed, R , Sıddıquı, F . "Vegetation of highly disturbed conifer forests around Murree, Pakistan" . Turkish Journal of Biodiversity 3 (2020 ): 43-53 <http://turkbiod.artvin.edu.tr/en/pub/issue/49743/708154>
Chicago Khan, A , Ahmed, M , Ahmed, F , Saeed, R , Sıddıquı, F . "Vegetation of highly disturbed conifer forests around Murree, Pakistan". Turkish Journal of Biodiversity 3 (2020 ): 43-53
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EndNote %0 Türk Biyoçeşitlilik Dergisi Vegetation of highly disturbed conifer forests around Murree, Pakistan %A Afsheen Khan , Moinuddin Ahmed , Farid Ahmed , Rafat Saeed , Faheem Sıddıquı %T Vegetation of highly disturbed conifer forests around Murree, Pakistan %D 2020 %J Turkish Journal of Biodiversity %P -2667-4386 %V 3 %N 2 %R doi: 10.38059/biodiversity.708154 %U 10.38059/biodiversity.708154
ISNAD Khan, Afsheen , Ahmed, Moinuddin , Ahmed, Farid , Saeed, Rafat , Sıddıquı, Faheem . "Vegetation of highly disturbed conifer forests around Murree, Pakistan". Turkish Journal of Biodiversity 3 / 2 (September 2020): 43-53 . https://doi.org/10.38059/biodiversity.708154
AMA Khan A , Ahmed M , Ahmed F , Saeed R , Sıddıquı F . Vegetation of highly disturbed conifer forests around Murree, Pakistan. Turk. J. Biod.. 2020; 3(2): 43-53.
Vancouver Khan A , Ahmed M , Ahmed F , Saeed R , Sıddıquı F . Vegetation of highly disturbed conifer forests around Murree, Pakistan. Turkish Journal of Biodiversity. 2020; 3(2): 43-53.