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IADIZA conducts scientific research aimed at understanding and explaining the structure and functioning of drylands

Botany and Phytosociology

DESCRIPTION OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE GROUP

Floristic (taxonomic) studies and studies of composition, structure and dynamics of plant communities (phytosociology).

  • Basic information for gene banks aimed at improving pastures, forests, medicinal plants, etc.

  • Advice on compliance with the International Agreement on Biodiversity.

  • Assessment of plant resources and determination of conservation areas.

  • Advice on compliance with Law 6045 of Protected Areas.

  • Advice on sustainable use of vegetation

  • Determination of degree of degradation and desertification. Guidelines for control of desertification processes.

  • Vegetation mapping at the level of region, estate, etc., at different scales. Thematic mapping (maps of degradation, sensitivity, potential vegetation, etc.). Aerial and satellite photo interpretation.

  • Analysis of environmental impact on vegetation.

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