Conservation Status of Tree species in Tehsil Takht-e-Nasrati, Karak Pakistan

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Conservation Status of Tree species in Tehsil Takht-e-Nasrati, Karak Pakistan

Musharaf Khan, Farrukh Hussain, Shahana Musharaf
J. Bio. Env. Sci.2( 3), 48-56, March 2012.
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The present study documents the conservation status of 21 trees belonging to 14 families on small scale in Tehsil Takht-e-Nasrati, Karak through field surveys, frequently conducted in spring, summer and winter 2009-2010. Among these 9 species were found to be rare, vulnerable (6 species), Infrequent (3 species), endangered (one specie) and dominant (2 species). The conservation status of plants is determined according to IUCN 2001, Red Data List Categories and Criteria. After two years extensive field studies on the basis of questioner including availability of plant, collection of plant, growth of plant, plant parts, population size, geographic range and habitat we have concluded that Salvadora oleoides is endangered (EN) specie.

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