Volume 75 (2022)
Volume 74 (2021)
Volume 73 (2020)
Volume 72 (2019)
Volume 71 (2018)
Volume 70 (2017)
Volume 69 (2016)
Volume 68 (2015)
Volume 67 (2014)
Volume 66 (2013)
Volume 65 (2012)
Volume 63 (2010)
Volume 62 (2009)
Soil seed bank diversity and richness following cessation of cultivation in shrubland and grassland in semi-steppic rangelands of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province

Elaheh Fahimipour; Jamshid Ghorbani; Ghodratollah Heydari

Volume 74, Issue 3 , December 2021, , Pages 649-661


  Soil seed bank has an important role in vegetation restoration following cessation of disturbance. In this study, the soil seed bank richness and diversity were investigated in semi-steppic rangeland with a history of land conversion into cultivation in Charmahal-Bakhtiari province. Land-use changes ...  Read More

Presence of rangeland plant species in the seed bank of coal waste and surrounding rangelands in Karmozd-Savad kouh and Kiasar-Sari coal mines in Mazandaran province

Reza Namjooyan; Jamshid Ghorbani; Ghodrat alah heydari; Ghorban Vahab Zade

Volume 72, Issue 2 , September 2019, , Pages 587-596


  Activities related to the extraction of minerals are one of the factors causing a disturbance in rangelands. Vegetation succession in mining areas depends on the soil seed bank. For this purpose, the soil seed bank was studied in two important coal extraction sites in Mazandaran province to identify ...  Read More

Vulnerability Assessment; a Strategy for Sustainable Rangeland Management(Case Study: Lowland Rangelands of Aran-v-Bidgol County, Isfahan)

valiollah Raufirad; Qodratollah Heidari; Hossein Azadi; Jamshid Ghorbani

Volume 69, Issue 4 , March 2017, , Pages 877-893


  The purpose of this study was to assess socio-economic vulnerability in lowland rangelands of Aran-v-Bidgol County. Accordingly, the most important socio-economic indices were identified using literature review. The sample size was calculated based on Cochran’s formula. Data was collected using ...  Read More

The Potential of Species Richness and Diversity in Soil Seed Bank under Exclosure and Grazing

Fatemeh Salarian; Jamshid Ghorbani; Ghodratolah Heydari; Nosratolah Safaian

Volume 69, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 383-395


  Conservation and restoration of biodiversity is very important for degraded rangeland ecosystems. It is necessary to assess the potential of soil seed bank as a major source of species. In this study, the soil seed bank size and composition were compared between exclosure and grazed areas. This was done ...  Read More