INFLUENCE OF CARBONISED BIOMASS ON SOIL IMPROVEMENT, INCREASE IN YIELD OF AGRICULTURAL CROPS AND MITIGATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE IMPLICATIONS

The relevance of the study is conditioned by the need to develop and implement new technological solutions for tillage, which will improve the soil properties. The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of carbonised biomass on the properties and quality of soils, as well as the associated environmental conseque...

ECOLOGICAL AND FIRE CHARACTERISTICS OF FOREST ECOSYSTEMS OF THE “DREVLYANSKY” NATURE RESERVE

The paper deals with the ecological and fire situation in the forest ecosystem of the “Drevlyansky” nature reserve. The relevance of this study is that every year Ukraine's forests suffer from fires that destroy significant areas, and forests with radiation pollution suffer from fires the most. The purp...

ANALYSIS OF SPECIES DIVERSITY OF FORESTS ON THE TERRITORY OF KHARKIVSKA OBLAST

The paper presents the findings of a study of species diversity of forests in the Kharkivska Oblast. The study was conducted on the territory of ten forestry enterprises and the State Enterprise Kharkiv Forest Research Station and the Homilsha Woods National Nature Park on an area of 282.3 thousand ha (area is subordin...

FEATURES OF FORECASTING OF LEAF-EATING INSECTS DISTRIBUTION IN THE FORESTS OF ZHYTOMYR POLISSIA

Foliage damage by leaf-eating insects during mass reproduction causes deterioration of the sanitary state of forest and a decrease in its increment. Timely detection of pest foci allows reducing the cost of their elimination and preventing negative consequences for stands. The purpose of this study was to identify the...

SPECIES COMPOSITION OF HARMFUL ENTOMOCOMPLEX IN PEACH ORCHARDS OF SOUTHERN UKRAINE

Studies of the dynamics of changes in the species composition of pests in fruit orchards in the context of climate change became especially relevant. Monitoring of phytophagous insects in gardens with the isolation of dominant species is a key component for building an effective system of protection of perennial planti...