STUDY GUIDE DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY
FOD209- Range Ecology (2L, 2P)
Rangeland Ecology purposes and rangeland economic value. Biological cycle, physiology, growth and morphogenesis of rangeland plants. Phenology. Structure, function and productivity of rangelands. Grazing and abiotic environment effects on plants and rangelands. Diachronic changes of rangeland flora and succession. Disturbance and degradation - desertification. Description and identification of the main rangeland species. Plant diversity - indices.