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Forest vegetation diversity of the Slivenska Mountain (Eastern Stara planina, Bulgaria)

Published Online: 25 Jun 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 19 (2020) - Issue 2 (December 2020)
Page range: 233 - 258
Received: 08 Feb 2019
Accepted: 20 Apr 2020
Journal Details
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1854-9829
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10 Jul 2007
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2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

This study deals with the diversity of forest vegetation in the Slivenska Mountain (Eastern Stara planina) and presents a contemporary classification scheme for the identified syntaxa. A total of 137 relevés were collected and analyzed using specialized software (JUICE 7.0 and PC-ORD Version 4). As a result, forest vegetation is classified into 10 associations, 3 subassociations, 4 variants and 5 communities They belong to 7 alliances, 5 orders and 3 classes: Carpino-Fagetea sylvaticae, Quercetea pubescentis and Alno glutinosae-Populetea albae. The recorded 18 distinguished vegetation groups show a relatively high diversity of forest plant communities of the study area.

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