Geography of land resources of Azerbaijan



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Head of section

PhD in agriculture Guliyev Ismayil Ahliman oghlu

Total number of employees



Main scientific directions

During 50 years the department is engaged in studying of degradation of forest and arid soils, interrelation in system "forest-soil". In Pirqulu permanent establishment problems of biogeocenosis under the International Program «Human and Biosphere» are studied.


Main scientific results

The soil cover of a forest zone of Azerbaijan and the territories exempted from forest was investigated, the large-scale maps are made.

On a basis biogeocenotic researches the interrelation in system a "soil-plant" in stationary and semi stationary conditions was investigated.

Directions of degradation processes of arid soils were determined. On the basis of long-term parameters and efficiency of agricultural plants a degree of degradation and speed of process were investigated.