DISTRIBUTION OF INVASIVE PLANT AILANTHUS ALTISSIMA (MILL) SWINGLE IN THE DANUBE SPA - BAZIAS - IRON GATE

Authors

  • Cornelia Hernea Banat`s University of Agricultural Sciences an Veterinary Medicine of Timisoara, Calea Aradului , No. 119, Timisoara
  • Corina Mihoc Environmental Protection Agency Caras - Severin, Petru Maior Street, No. 73, Resita
  • Carmen Sorescu Environmental Protection Agency Caras - Severin, Petru Maior Street, No. 73, Resita
  • Silvica Oncia Banat`s University of Agricultural Sciences an Veterinary Medicine of Timisoara, Calea Aradului , No. 119, Timisoara
  • Gh. F Borlea Banat`s University of Agricultural Sciences an Veterinary Medicine of Timisoara, Calea Aradului , No. 119, Timisoara
  • Alina Maria Tenche Constantinescu Banat`s University of Agricultural Sciences an Veterinary Medicine of Timisoara, Calea Aradului , No. 119, Timisoara

Abstract

Originary from China, Ailanthus altissima was first introduced in our country like un ornamental tree and in urban area possible due to its tolerance of polluants and resistance to drought. In present the tree of haven is one of the few invasive tree species from our country maybe because its huge capacity of vegetative and generative reproduction, fact that contribute to its spread. Research made in the Danube SPA - Bazias - Iron Gate ("Iron Gate" Natural Park) showed that the species is not found in the forest land but occupy large surface along the Danube river, between Socol and Berzasca towns.

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2014-08-20

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Working Group 1: Plant Cultivation and Animal Growing Technologies