Ecological Characteristics of Vascular Plants by Habitat Types of Dry Field in Jeolla-do, Korea

전라도 밭경작지의 서식처 유형별 식물상 특성

  • Cho, Kwang-Jin (Climate Change and Agroecology Division, National Academy of Agricultural Science, RDA) ;
  • Kim, Myung-Hyun (Climate Change and Agroecology Division, National Academy of Agricultural Science, RDA) ;
  • Kim, Min-Kyeong (Climate Change and Agroecology Division, National Academy of Agricultural Science, RDA) ;
  • Na, Young-Eun (Climate Change and Agroecology Division, National Academy of Agricultural Science, RDA) ;
  • Oh, Young-Ju (Institute for Future Environmental Ecology Co., Ltd.) ;
  • Choe, Lak-Jung (Climate Change and Agroecology Division, National Academy of Agricultural Science, RDA)
  • 조광진 (농촌진흥청 국립농업과학원 기후변화생태과) ;
  • 김명현 (농촌진흥청 국립농업과학원 기후변화생태과) ;
  • 김민경 (농촌진흥청 국립농업과학원 기후변화생태과) ;
  • 나영은 (농촌진흥청 국립농업과학원 기후변화생태과) ;
  • 오영주 ((주)미래환경생태연구소) ;
  • 최락중 (농촌진흥청 국립농업과학원 기후변화생태과)
  • Received : 2014.04.29
  • Accepted : 2014.06.17
  • Published : 2014.06.30


BACKGROUND: According to the types of human interference, there are various plants that have strong vitality and ability to breed in the dry field. Recently, climate change alters the geographical distribution and phenology of the plant species. So, we need to understand present occurrence pattern and ecological characteristics of these plants. METHODS AND RESULTS: The plant species data were obtained from 8 regions in Jeolla-do. Flora investigation was done from May 2013 to September 2013. Habitat type of dry field in Jeolla-do was classified into 3 types (inside of dry field: IDF, embankment around the end of a dry field: EDF, levee slope of dry field: LS). The vascular plants of study area were listed 296 taxa which contain 68 families, 203 genera, 244 species, 43 varieties and 9 forms. The vascular plants of three different habitat types were IDF 174 taxa, EDF 249 taxa and LS 136 taxa. The occurrence rate of Therophyte was arranged by the order of IDF(67.6%), EDF(51.9%), LS(54.3%). Naturalized rate was analysed as IDF 27.9%, EDF 21.0%, LS 18.6%. Urbanization index was analysed as IDF 11.8%, EDF 13.7%, LS 10.0%. CONCLUSION: With these results, we found that three habitat types were ecological difference affected by the human impacts. Also, we found environmental indicators through the ecological characteristics of flora for the type of habitat of dry field. These indicators will help assess the agriculture environmental variability and the floral change according to the climate change in dry field.


Dry field;Flora;Human impact;Life form;Naturalized rate;Urbanization Index


Grant : Research Program for Agricultural Science & Technology Development

Supported by : National Academy of Agricultural Science


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