Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 M.Sc graduated of Biology, Department of Biology, Islamic Azad University, North Tehran branch, Tehran, Iran

2 General Directors of Forest and Rangeland Bureau, Tehran- Iran

3 Ph.D. student of forestry, Department of forestry, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

4 Ph.D. student of forestry, Department of forestry, Sari University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, sari, Iran

Abstract

Physiological factors have effects on most forest parameters such as forest classification so that understanding knowledge about this subject is important to manage forests. The forests of Sorkhake-sanjabi village with area of 1645 ha located in Eslam Abad city, Kermanshah province, Iran were selected. 23 sample plots with rectangular shape (40m*50m) were selected and the species, origin of species and canopy percent were recorded. Broun Blankeh method based on percent of canopy area of dominant species was selected.  Results showed that two main forest types identified were Quercus-Daphne and Quercus-Prunus-Cratagus. Quercus-Daphne is coppice and ranging from 1820-2322 and Quercus-Prunus-Cratagus ranging from 1890-2130 that Cratagus aronica and Purunus tortuosa are high forest and Q. persica is coppice

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