Abedi, M., Arzani, H., Shahriyari, E., Tang We, D. and Aminzadeh, M. (2007). Assessment of structure and function of plants patches of Rangeland ecosystem in arid and semi arid regions, Journal of Environmental studies, 2(40), 117-126.
 Akhter, J., Mahmood, K., Malik, K.A., Ahmed, S. and Murray, R. (2003). Amelioration of a saline sodic soil through cultivation of salt-tolerant grass (Leptochloa fusca), Environment Conservation, 30, 168-174.
 Bochet, E., Rubio, J.L. and Poesen, J. (1999). Modified topsoil islands within patchy Mediterranean vegetation in SE Spain, Catena, 38, 23-44.
 Carcavaca, F., Figueroa, D., Barea, J.M., Azcon- Aguilar, C., Palenzuela, J. and Roldan, A. (2010). The role of relict vegetation in maintaining physical, chemical, and biological properties in an abandoned stipa-grass agroecosystem, Arid Land Research and Management, 17(2), 103-111.
 Del Valle, H.F, Rosell, R.A. and Bouza, P.J. (1999). Formation, distribution and physicochemical properties of plant litter in shrub patches of Northeastern Patagonia, Arid Soil Research and Rehabilitation, 13(2), 105-122.
 Gazan Shahi, J. (2006). Soil and Plant Analysis, 2ed Edition, Aiej press, Tehran.
 Gharaibeh, M.A., Eltaif, N.I. and Albalasmeh, A.A. (2011). Reclamation of highlycalcareous saline sodic soil using Atriplex halimus and by-product gypsum, International Journal of Phytoremediation, 13(9), 873-883.
 He, W.M., Shen, Y., Hans, J. and Cornelissen, C. (2012). Soil nutrient patchiness and plant genotypes interact on the production potential and decomposition of root and shoot litter: Evidence from Short Term Laboratory Experiments with Triticum aestivum, 353, 145-154.
 Jafary, A., Zare Chahouki, M.A., Tavili, A. and Kohandel, A. (2006)0 Soil- vegetation relationships in rangelands of Qom province, Pajouhesh & Sazandegi, 73, 110-116.
 Javadi, A., Barjasteh, F. and Jafari, M. (2010). Effects of planting, depth and pruning treatments of Atriplex lentiformis on soil salinity of Yazd region, Jounral of Plant and Ecosystem, (5) 20, 29-41.
 Khatir Sameni, J. (2005). Effects of Atriplex on soils of Rangelands, Golestan provenance, Iranian Journal of Range and Desert Research, 12(3), 311-334.
 Kuzyakov, Y., Hill, P.W. and Jones, D.L. (2009). Root exudates components change litter decomposition in a simulated rhizosphere depending on temperature, Plant Soil, 290, 293-305.
 Lejeune, O., and Tlidi, M. (2002). Localized vegetation patches: A self-organized response to resource scarcity, Physical Review, The American Physical Society, 66(010901), 1-4.
 Li, C., Li, Y. and Ma, J. (2011). Spatial heterogeneity of soil chemical properties at fine scales induced by Haloxylon ammodendron (Chenopodiaceae) plants in a sandy desert, Ecological Research, (26), 385-394.
 Manousaki, E. and Kalogerakis, N. (2011). Halophytes present new opportunites in phytoremediation of heavy metals and saline soils, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 50(2), 656-660.
 Qadir, M., Qureshi, R.H. and Ahmad, N. (1998). Horizontal flushing: a promising ameliorative technology for hard saline- sodic and sodic soils, Soil and Tillage Research, 45, 119-131.
 Ravindran, K., Venkatesan, K., Balakrish, V., Chellappan, K.P. and Balasubramanian, T. (2007). Restoration of saline land by halophytes for Indian soils, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 39 (10), 2661-2664.
 Rezashateri, M., and Sepehry, A. (2011). The effect of grazing on vegetation dynamics patches, Iranian Journal of Range and Desert Research, 4, 604-614.
 Saghari, M. and Foroghifar, H. (2005). Effects of Atriplex canesens on variation of soil properties in planted rangelands of Birjand, Pajouhesh & Sazandegi, 73, 157-160.
 Shekhawat, V.P.S., Kumer, A. and Neumann, K. (2006). Bio reclamation of secondary salinized soils using halophytes. In: Ozturk, M., Waisel, Y., Khan, M.A. and Gork, G., (Eds), Biosaline Agriculture and Salinity Tolerance in Plants: Birkhausar verlag, Basel, Boston, Berline.
 Weiner, J., Wright, D.B. and Castro, S. (1997). Symmetry of below ground competition between Kochia scoparia individuals, Oikos, 79, 85-91.
 Yasin ashraf, M., Asraf, M., Mahmood, Kh., Akhter, J., Hussain, F. and Arshad, M. (2010). Phtoremediation of saline soils for sustainable agriculture productivity. In: Asraf, M., Ozturk, M. and Ahmad, M. S. A., (Eds), Plant Adaptation and Phytoremediation, Springer.