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Title: The structure and population dynamics of psammophytes on inland dunes. 1, Populations of initial stages


Symonides, Ewa

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Populations of initial stages ; Structure and population dynamics of psammophytes


Polska Akademia Nauk. Instytut Ekologii


Polish Scientific Publishers

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Pages 3-37 : illustrations ; 24 cmq ; Bibliographical references (pages 36-37) ; Abstract in Polish

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The structure and the dynamics are discussed of pioneer populations of Corynephorus canescens (L.) P. B. and their role in the fixing of sands, and formation of initial communities. On flying dry sands, they show many features of expansive populations, but their efficiency in fixing sands is fairly low, primarily because of their highly aggregated spatial structure. In more fertile biotopes, free growth of C. canescens populations is limited by the competitively stronger grasses: Festuca psammophila (Hackel) Krajina and Koeleria glauca (Schkuhr) DC. C. canescens has been found to have almost completely retreated from areas colonized by Polytrichum piliferum Schreb.


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