VEGETOS: An International Journal of Plant ResearchOnline ISSN: 2229-4473
Print ISSN: 0970-4078

Research Article, Vegetos Vol: 30 Issue: 4

Vegetation of Saline Regions of Fars Province, Iran

Owfi RE*

Faculty of Natural Resources, Department of Rangeland Management, Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, Sari, Iran.

*Corresponding Author : Reza E. Owfi
Faculty of Natural Resources, Department of Rangeland Management, Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, Sari, Iran
E-mail: [email protected]

Received: August 04, 2017 Accepted: August 21, 2017 Published: August 28, 2017

Citation: Owfi RE (2017) Vegetation of Saline Regions of Fars Province, Iran. Vegetos 30:4. doi: 10.5958/2229-4473.2017.00192.6

Abstract

Vegetation in saline areas of Fars region was contemplated, for this reason; soil consider reports were set up in 31 focuses in the region, having recognized saline zones, vegetation of them was examined. Saline areas were significant accounting for 10.1% of whole area, which located in south and southeast of province and had moderate winter and very hot summer with rainfall of 100-200 millimeters. Largest saline area was in lands of class II followed by those in class III. Such plants as stragalus sp and tamarix sp were found in all saline areas of Fars while some species like Holtemia persica were found in few areas. By and large, plants of saline ranges of Fars are critical and merit examine for soil conservation, sustenance and medication applications, modern application and above all as fields and to deliver meat.

Keywords: Saline regions-Fars province

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