publication . Article . 2009

Preliminary results of post fire resprouting of manna oak (Quercus brantii Lindl.) in the Zagros forests, Kermanshah

Morteza Pourreza; Hooshmand Safari; Yahya khodakarami; Shahram Mashayekhi;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2009 Journal: تحقیقات جنگل و صنوبر ایران, volume 17, issue 2, pages 236-225 (issn: 1735-0883, eissn: 2383-1146, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands of Iran
Abstract
Fire in the Zagros forests disturbs some parts of these forests every year. Manna oak species (Quercus brantii) as the main species of these forests is stimulated by fire. In order to investigate post-fire resprouting of Quercus brantii, 133 sprout clumps were selected randomly in a burnt area of the Zagros forests in Kermanshah province. Some variables were recorded and classified as follows: dbh of the thickest sprouts in 4 classes, number of pre-fire sprouts in 5 classes, fire intensity in 5 classes and the number of post-fire sprouts. This study was conducted under completely randomized design with three replications for each class. Results showed that post-...
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Medical Subject Headings: cardiovascular system
free text keywords: Fire, Kermanshah, manna oak, resprouting, Zagros forests, lcsh:Forestry, lcsh:SD1-669.5
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