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FLORISTIC INVENTORY, ECOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND BIOLOGICAL SPECTRUM OF RANGELAND, DISTRICT TANK, PAKISTAN
Assessment of the floristic composition and its ecological characteristics of District Tank during 2007- 2011 in different seasons indicated that therophytes followed by hemicryptophytes were dominant and leaf spectra revealed that nanophylls, leptophyllS, microphylls and mesophyLLs were the most prevalent leaf sizes.
DIVERSITY AND ECOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF FLORA OF MASTUJ VALLEY, DISTRICT CHITRAL, HINDUKUSH RANGE, PAKISTAN
This study revealed that the floristic diversity consisted of 571 species belonging to 82 families including 65 dicots, 13 monocots, 2 gymnosperms and 2 pteridophyte families, and the biological spectrum was dominated by therophytes, followed by hemicryptophytes and geophytes.
Quantitative study of medicinal plants used by the communities residing in Koh-e-Safaid Range, northern Pakistani-Afghan borders
- W. Hussain, L. Badshah, M. Ullah, Maroof Ali, Asghar Ali, F. Hussain
- MedicineJournal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine
- 25 April 2018
The folk knowledge of medicinal plants species of Koh-e-Safaid Range was unexplored and abies pindrow, Artemisia scoparia, Nannorrhops ritchiana, Salvia reflexa, and Vincetoxicum cardiostephanum have been reported previously for their medicinal importance.
People preferences and use of local medicinal flora in District Tank, Pakistan
The knowledge about the total number of medicinal plants available in that area and used by the interviewees was positively correlated with people's age, indicating that ancient knowledge tends to disappear in the younger generation and existing only in the elderly persons of age group 60 - 80 of years.
FLORISTIC COMPOSITION, COMMUNITIES AND ECOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF WEEDS OF WHEAT FIELDS OF LAHOR, DISTRICT SWABI, PAKISTAN
Forty species related to 21 families were identified as the weeds of wheat from village Lahor, District Swabi during April 2005, and Caryophyllaceae, Fumariaceae, Chenopodiaceae, Fabaceae, Poaceae and Primulaceae were the dominant families on the basis of family importance values.
Vegetation structure of subtropical forest of Tabai, South Waziristan, Pakistan
Phytosociological parameters, soil and temperature conditions, importance values of species, life form, leaf size, and biomass were investigated at the village Tabai during autumn 2006. There was…
Traditional wild vegetables gathered by four religious groups in Kurram District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, North-West Pakistan
- Wasim Abbas, Wajid Hussain, W. Hussain, L. Badshah, K. Hussain, A. Pieroni
- Environmental ScienceGenetic Resources and Crop Evolution
- 29 March 2020
A field ethnobotanical study specifically focusing on wild vegetables was conducted among four religious communities in Kurram District, North-West Pakistan, showing that a remarkable bio-cultural heritage comprising fifty-five folk wild food taxa survives today; most of the wild plants were however quoted by few informants, suggesting that this traditional knowledge system is possibly under threat.
Farmers preferences and use of local fodder flora in Tank District, Pakistan
Regional fodder trees, shrubs and herbs play an important role in the forage production and receive increased research attention. Fruitful information from farmers and herdsmen about the species they…
VEGETATION STRUCTURE AND THREATS TO MONTANE TEMPERATE ECOSYSTEMS IN HINDUKUSH RANGE, SWAT, PAKISTAN
Community structure was quite different at Shanku site which established Quercus-Abies-Pinus, Sarcococca-Daphne-Berberis and Cynodon-Apluda-Bergenia communities respectively.
Seasonal variation in the macromineral in some woody and herbaceous forage in rangeland District, Tank, Pakistan
The present study showed that macro-mineral contents were in the adequate range for ruminants in all the tested species at all the phenological stages, which generally might fulfill the requirement of grazing animals.