Agroecological aspects of cultivating granary crop for the restoration of degraded lands under arid zone: A review 

Citation :- Agroecological aspects of cultivating granary crop for the restoration of degraded lands under arid zone: A review. Res. Crop. 24: 618-627
S. YU. TURKO, L. P. RYBASHLYKOVA AND M. V. VLASENKO turkosvetlana73@mail.ru
Address : Federal Research Centre of Agroecology, Amelioration and Protective Afforestation of Russian Academy of Sciences, 400062 Volgograd, Russia
Submitted Date : 22-03-2023
Accepted Date : 30-06-2023


The review highlights the issues of distribution, agroecology, comparative assessment of productivity of the main species of the genus Agropyron and their use as phytomeliorants in the south of Russia in arid climatic conditions. The novelty of the study lies in the fact that the experimental sites studied and established the timing of the phases of development of broad-leaved and narrow-leaved forms of the genus Agropyron. Discussed agroecological aspects of the cultivation of Agropyron species, which are widely used to restore the vegetation cover of degraded pastures and hayfields of arid zones, quickly take root, are preserved, provide soil stabilization and are a high-quality source of feed. To solve modern environmental problems and increase the efficiency of growing species of the genus Agropyron, new approaches are considered and practical recommendations for improving its forms in the future are proposed, based on the analysis of ecological, botanical, geographical and biological data.


Arid zone Agropyron crop production fodder grasses haymaking pastures yield 


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