Root system formation in scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) under conditions of technogenesis (Ufa Industrial Center)

Root system formation in scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) under conditions of technogenesis (Ufa... Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2005, pp. 127–130. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 2, 2005, pp. 146–149. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2005 by Zaitsev, Kulagin. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Root System Formation in Scotch Pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) under Conditions of Technogenesis (Ufa Industrial Center) G. A. Zaitsev and A. Yu. Kulagin Institute of Biology, Ufa Research Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, pr. Oktyabrya 69, Ufa, 450054 Russia Received May 7, 2002 Key words: root system, common pine, soil root saturation, oil chemical pollution. Conifers that have perennial needles can play a role 1967; Krasil’nikov, 1983) and monoliths (Kolesnikov, of plant filters in the city throughout the year. Many 1962; Krasil’nikov, 1983). coniferous trees, including Scotch pine, are character- Core samples were taken with a standard 4-cm soil ized by high gas-consuming capacity (Kulagin, 1974; drill in ten replications. Six trenches for taking soil Getko et al., 1978). The state of trees and their resis- monoliths (2.5 × 1 m) were dug between tree rows per- tance to the effects of industrial pollution depend not pendicularly to horizontal roots, 50 cm away from the only on the state of the assimilatory organs, but also on trunks. The monoliths Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

Root system formation in scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) under conditions of technogenesis (Ufa Industrial Center)

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