Degradation of Populus euphratica community in the lower reaches of the Tarim River, Xinjiang, China.

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To investigate the relationships between the degradation of plant community and groundwater level in the lower reaches of the Tarim River, nine monitored sections were set along the main stream, where there had been no runoff for nearly 30 years. The characteristics of plant communities were analyzed. It was found that the coverage of trees gradually… (More)

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@article{Liu2005DegradationOP, title={Degradation of Populus euphratica community in the lower reaches of the Tarim River, Xinjiang, China.}, author={Jia-zhen Liu and Ya-ning Chen and Yong-jin Chen and Na Zhang and Wei-hong Li}, journal={Journal of environmental sciences}, year={2005}, volume={17 5}, pages={740-7} }