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Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology ›› 1996, Vol. 7 ›› Issue (s1): 19-22.

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Preliminary study on classification of forest site in Lulang region of Tibet

Zhao Bin   

  1. Tibet Plateau Institute of Ecological Research, Linzhi 860000
  • Received:1995-05-24 Revised:1996-04-02 Online:1996-12-25 Published:1996-12-25

Abstract: Through analysing the observed data from 66 standard plots in forest sites of Lulang, Tiber and selecting elevation,slope gradient and its direction, thickness of soil layer, soil texture, graved content and organic matter content as affecting factors, 8 types of forest site are classified with the method of principal component analysis. It is indicated that this method is available to the division of forest site types in mountain-gorge forest regions of Tibet.

Key words: Principal component analysis, Forest site, Classification, Tibet, EDTA, Pb pollution, emodin, Dianthus superbus, AM fungi