The influence of the bryophyte ñover on edaphotop of rock dumps of the Chervonohrad mining industrial complex

L. Karpinets1, O. Lobachevska1,V. Baranov2

1Institute of Ecology of the Carpathians of the NAS of Ukraine
11, Stefanyk St., Lviv 79000, Ukraine
2Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
4, Hrushevskyi St., Lviv 79005, Ukraine

The dominant âryophyte groups of rock dumps the Chervonohrad mining area are investigated. The species of bryophytes, their life strategies and methods of reproduction are revealed. Biomorphic and ecological structures of bryophyte groups depending on the exposure on the dumps are analyzed. Participation of the moss cover in the regeneration processes of technogenic substrates of the mine dumps because of their improved microclimatic and edaphic conditions is shown.

Keywords: rock dumps, bryophytes, projective cover, humidity, acidity

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