Phytoecological and Phytosociological Investigations of the Vegetation of Golcuk (Kocaeli/Turkey)


ALTAY V., Serin M., YARCI C. , SEVEROĞLU Z.

EKOLOJI, vol.21, no.84, pp.74-89, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 84
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5053/ekoloji.2012.849
  • Title of Journal : EKOLOJI
  • Page Numbers: pp.74-89

Abstract

This study was conducted to determine the phytoecological and phytosociological characteristics of the vegetation which is distributed in Golcuk District (Kocaeli/Turkey) and put forward its syntaxonomy. Field studies has been carried out by using the classic Braun-Blanquet method in the years of 2005-2007. Two associations belonging to macchia vegetation and three associations belonging to forest vegetation were determined from the investigation area. Four of these associations are new and their description, typification and syntaxonomy has been done. Phytosociological and phytoecological features of these associations were discussed and compared to their relatives. The associations described arc as follows: Maquis vegetation,