E3S Web Conf.
Volume 169, 2020Actual Problems of Ecology and Environmental Management: Cooperation for Sustainable Development and Environmental Safety (APEEM 2020)
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|Published online||19 May 2020|
Assessment of ecological status of street plantings in Lipetsk city
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), Faculty of Ecology, 6 MiklukhoMaklaya St, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation
2 Orel State Agrarian University named after N.V. Parakhina, Department of landscape architecture, Orel, Russia
3 Orel State University named after I.S. Turgenev, Department of Plant Botany, Physiology and Biochemistry, Orel, Russia
4 Lipetsk State Pedagogical University named after P.P. Semenov Tyan-Shansky, Department of Geography, Biology and Chemistry, Lipetsk, Russia
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The purpose of the work is to evaluate the ecological state of the prevailing species of woody plants in the city of Lipetsk and to elaborate recommendations for improving green spaces. There were examined thirty street landscaping facilities, including 8537 trees. In the course of the study, there were identified five classes of trees vitality. There were also calculated the average scores of the prevailing tree species and the overall ratio of the city street plantings. As a result of the study, there were identified 31 species of trees. 14.5% of the surveyed trees were classified as “healthy” by vital condition. The “weakened trees” group got 38.8 %. “Severely weakened” group counted 24.7%. The category” shrinking” trees had 19.2%. Completely dry woody plants scored 2.8%. Based on the obtained data, there were made recommendations how to improve the sustainability of green spaces in an urbanized environment.
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