Study of Water-holding Indicators of Various Environmental Groups of Trees and Shrubs under Zhezkazgan Region Conditions

Alexandra Sh. Dodonova, Saltanat U. Tleukenova, Margaret Yu. Ishmuratova, Helen A. Gavril'kova
2013 Evropejskij Issledovatelʹ  
The article studies water content of leaves and water-holding capacity of trees and shrubs of twelve kinds of plants. Water-holding capacity analysis was conducted in summer, which is stressful for the plants. It was determined that water-holding capacity of plants is minimal in spring and summer, while these functions increase in mid and late summer. Basing on these data, all trees and shrubs were divided into 3 groups by water-holding capacity: low, medium and high. Plants of the third group
more » ... re recommended for the semi-arid zone Zhezkazgan Region landscaping.
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