Effects of ecological factors on plant communities of Ziwuling Mountain, Shaanxi Province, China

@inproceedings{Guoqing2008EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of ecological factors on plant communities of Ziwuling Mountain, Shaanxi Province, China},
  author={Li Guo-qing and Wang Xiao-an and Guo Hua Hua and Zhu Zhi-hong},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract This paper explores the relationships between environmental factors and community patterns. In 60 plots in the Malan Forest Region of the Loess Plateau, 17 variables were used as indicators of spatial position, soil and topography characteristics. Plant community types were analyzed by TWINSPAN (Two-way Indicator Species Analysis). Significant environmental factors were selected by forward selection and Monte Carlo tests. The relationship between communities and environmental factors… CONTINUE READING