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Volume: 33, Issue: 2, June 2020


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Doi: 10.1007/s42535-020-00101-0
Doi Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42535-020-00101-0
First Page: 239
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Published: 31 January, 2020

Vegetation overview of meadows and pastures of north-west Šar-Planina Mountain (Serbia)


Abstract:

This paper is the result of years of research flora and vegetation of Šar-Planina Mountain state monitoring, endeavoring to preserve and improve this National park. Meadows and pastures of Šar-Planina Mountain are diverse, structurally and syngenically very complex grass communities which kept floral variety and uniqueness, notwithstanding the successions caused by anthropo-zoogenic influences. This type of vegetation has potentials for providing numerous eco-systemic services, mainly for production of healthy and good quality food. Šar-Planina Mountain massive is of great importance for biodiversity conservation of the Balkan Peninsula and Europe as a whole, particularly in terms of preserving the endemorelict flora and vegetation. In the previous papers most attention was given to forest and hasmophytic vegetation of Šar-Planina Mountain, whilst the vegetation of meadows and pastures is little known. Considering that this type of vegetation is in a phase of rapid succession due to stagnation of cattle breeding, in this paper we wanted to highlight its value, importance and the need for preservation.

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Keywords:


Šar-Planina Mountain, Meadows, Pastures, Flora, Vegetation


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Author Information:



L. Amidžić
Singidunum University, Environment and sustainable development, Belgrade, Serbia

S. Djordjević-Milošević
Singidunum University, Environment and sustainable development, Belgrade, Serbia


M. Vujčić-Trkulja
Singidunum University, Environment and sustainable development, Belgrade, Serbia

mvujcictrkulja@singidunum.ac.r D. Cvetković
Singidunum University, Environment and sustainable development, Belgrade, Serbia

S. Djordjević
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Agriculture, Belgrade, Serbia

D. Prodanović
University of Kosovska Mitrovica (Priština), Faculty of Agriculture, Lešak, Serbia




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