Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/82210
Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis Clarivate Analytics Web of Science Master Journal List / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science Master Journal List (S2)
Field of Science: Miškotyra / Forestry (A004)
Author(s): Marozas, Vitas;Straigytė, Lina;Šepetienė, Janina
Title: Comparative Analysis of Alien Red Oak (Quearcus rubra L.) and Native Common Oak (Quercus robur L.) Vegetation in Lithuania
Is part of: Acta biologica universitatis Daugavpiliensis. , Vol. 9, No.1 (2009)
Extent: p. 19-24
Date: 2009
Keywords: Alien trees;Oak;Biodiversity;Deciduous forest;Species diversity
Abstract: Some alien tree species used in forestry can cause major problems as invaders of natural and seminatural ecosystems. The aim of this study was to determinate the differences in alien Quercus rubra and native common oak Quercus robur vegetation structure and species composition. Investigations were done in South-West of Lithuania. Plant species composition of Quercus rubra forests was investigated in 2005-2006. 30 geobotanical descriptions were done. All species in the stand were recorded. Projection cover was estimated according Braun-Blanquet scale. Geobatanical descriptions made in natural Quercus robur forests were selected and compared with Quercus rubra vegetation structure and composition. The difference of Quercus rubra and Quercus robur forests species composition was evaluated using Canonical Correspondence Analysis. It was determined that vegetation structure of alien Qurcus rubra stand and natural Quercus robur forest differed. Cover of second tree layer and herb layer was lower in Quercus rubra stands. Cover of shrub layer was slightly higher in Quercus rubra stands. Species number was significantly lower in Quercus rubra stands. Majority of character nemoral euthrophic species was lacking in Quercus rubra stands
Internet: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/82210
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Žemės ūkio akademija
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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