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PEC 2019, 7(14): 137-150 Back to browse issues page
Investigation of some Ecological and Functional Characteristics of Nepeta astrotrica in Different Habitats in Yazd Province
Seyed Mostafa Goldansaz1, Zeinab Jafarian Jeloudar Dr *, Roja Safaeian Dr3, Ali Sonboli Dr4
1- Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University
university, Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University , Jafarian79@yahoo.com
3- College of Natural Resources and Environment
4- Department of Biology, Medicinal Plants and Drugs Research Institute
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There are 34 endemic species of Nepeta in Iran, which one of them is Nepeta asterotricha. The present study evaluate different parameters including topography, climate factors, phenology, quantified properties of vegetation variation, physical and chemical properties of the soil at eight natural habitat of the plant in Yazd province. According to the study habitats, the results showed that the plant is distributed in regions with sandy-loam soil texture. The distribution of this genus was more than 2400m. The plant was grown with height of 28.4-41.87 Cm. The plant grows in March, flowering stage occurs in April. The biomass of plant was different from 29.33-61.94gr and the frequency was 16.67–37.67 percent in different habitats. According to results of functional and performance properties, Deh Bala and Taghi Abad habitats had prepared best conditions for this plant.

Keywords: Soil properties, Phenology, Vegetation Variation, N. astrotrica.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/09/15 | Accepted: 2018/10/28 | Published: 2019/09/30
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Goldansaz S M, Jafarian Jeloudar Z, Safaeian R, Sonboli A. Investigation of some Ecological and Functional Characteristics of Nepeta astrotrica in Different Habitats in Yazd Province. PEC. 2019; 7 (14) :137-150
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