State and structure of urban forests in Kharkiv region

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Deterioration of water conservation, water protection, water-regulating, soil-protective, health and recreational properties of urban forests is an urgent problem in urban areas. Researching the state and growth characteristics of urban forests will help in developing the best forestry management activities of care. The objects of study were the urban forests of Kharkiv region. During the study, methods commonly used in forestry, forest inventory and biometrics were applied. The investigation determined a species range of urban forests and prevailing species in terms of users. The stands’ distribution by species composition, age groups, their average age, site class, stand density and timber volume was determined. The practicability of further research of these objects was proved
© 2020 Sergiy Musienko et al., published by Sciendo. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 License - . The Version of Scholarly Record of this Article is published in Folia Forestalia Polonica, Series A – Forestry, 2020, Vol. 62 (1), 46–52, available online at: . Keywords: urban forest structure; urban areas; state enterprises; environmental condition; Ukraine.
Musienko, S., Lyalin, O., Tkach, L., Bondarenko, V., Kolenkina, M. & Kolchanova, O. (2020). State and structure of urban forests in Kharkiv region. Folia Forestalia Polonica, 62(1) 46-52.