Tag Archive | Zagros forests

The crown effect of Persian Oak (Quercus brantii LindI.) high trees on the physical and chemical properties of soil in Iran Zagros forests (Case study: Dalab canyon, Ilam County) – JBES

Quercus brantiiAzadeh Maleki, Ali Mahdavi, Masoud Bazgir

Department of Forest Science, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ilam University, Ilam, Iran

Key words: canopy cover, Persian Oak, physical properties, chemical properties, Zagros forests.


Forest trees, especially ones growing in the arid and semi arid regions, have a significant impact on the soil under and outside the tree crown and function of these ecosystems. Given that the study of relation between the trees and soil is one of the key factors in the forest management and planning, Continue reading


Annual ring analysis of persian oak (Quercus Brantii) to determine periods of stress and tensions on Zagros Forests (case study: forests of Ilam County) – JBES

Quercus BrantiiReza Ahmadi, Hadi Kiadaliri, Asadollah Mataji, Sasanbabaei Kafaki

Department of forestry, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research, Terhran, Iran

Key words: Quercus Brantii, ring width, chronology, Zagros forests, Ilam Province.


Goal of this study was to analyze relationships between the annual variability of Persian Oak (Quercus Brantii) tree-ring chronologies and the variability of the main climatic parameters in Zagros forests of Iran. Continue reading