Ecological assessment of populations of Juniperus phoenicea L. in the Al-Akhdar mountainous landscape of Libya

@article{Kabiel2016EcologicalAO,
  title={Ecological assessment of populations of Juniperus phoenicea L. in the Al-Akhdar mountainous landscape of Libya},
  author={Hanan F. Kabiel and Ahmad K. Hegazy and Lesley Lovett-Doust and Saud L. Al‐Rowaily and Abd El-Nasser S. Al Borki},
  journal={Arid Land Research and Management},
  year={2016},
  volume={30},
  pages={269 - 289}
}
ABSTRACT The Phoenician juniper (Juniperus phoenicea L.) has long been common in the Al-Akhdar mountain range in NE Libya. Juniper trees in the region are showing signs of dieback, and minimal successful seedling recruitment has occurred. We investigate this effect at the level of individual trees, tree size classes, and populations. At ten sites, population size, growth and reproductive traits, and percentage dieback in different size classes were evaluated. Elevation, distance from the sea… 
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