Plant life assessment by the total fluctuating asymmetry index in the RUDN University campus

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The article proposes a new method of plant life assessment by the total fluctuating asymmetry index that includes seven asymmetry parameters of leaves growing in three experimental areas near the Leninsky Prospekt and Miklukho-Maklaya highways. The data on 18 morphological parameters of leaves of the tree species growing in these experimental areas has been presented. The potential impact of the Leninsky Prospekt and Miklukho-Malkaya highways on the morphological parameters of leaves has been estimated.


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Roman Khasanovich Mamadzhanov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

Author for correspondence.
Email: Daddy_roma@mail.ru
8 Podolskoye Shosse, bldg. 5, Moscow, 113093, Russian Federation

Candidate of Biological Sciences, senior lecturer, Faculty of Ecology, Environmental Department, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University).

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