AJPS  Vol.11 No.11 , November 2020
Trees and Shrubs of Zerafshan State National Reserve, Uzbekistan
Abstract: The riparian (tugai) forest ecosystems of Central Asia are a biodiversity hotspot with unique many trees and shrubs. Intense human pressure and global warming have caused habitat destruction in Zerafshan State National park and it’s 23.5 ha. There grow more than 300 higher plants. We analysed the wild flora and the remains of the species diversity that previously existed on the site of the forestry enterprise, the modern biodiversity of trees and shrubs in the described territory are represented by 52 species from among representatives of 21 plant families. These monitoring and results indicated that some tree species might in the near future become extinct in the wild. We therefore recommend that the local people be encouraged to stop using these trees.
Cite this paper: Kholbutayeva, M. , Haydarov, H. , Kabulova, F. and Akhmedova, H. (2020) Trees and Shrubs of Zerafshan State National Reserve, Uzbekistan. American Journal of Plant Sciences, 11, 1698-1705. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2020.1111121.

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