Dina H. Alsharkawy

Dina H. Alsharkawy
Suez Canal University · Department of Botany

Msc in Plant Ecology

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Introduction
Plant Ecologist with very good microbiological skills @ Botany dept. faculty of science 🔬, Suez Canal university, ismailia, Egypt. A WCPA member eLifeAmbassador Interested in women scientists empowerment 😊.

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Rosa arabica is a threatened species of the family Rosaceae, endemic to Mount Catherine region in the South Sinai, Egypt. The aim of this study was to evaluate the status of the R. arabica populations after a conservation program that has been started eighteen years ago. Fencing of the target species was applied in three main locations in Saint Kat...
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ABSTRACT Identifying diversity, distribution, and habitats of interest species is an important task for developing conservation and restoration programs. Juniperus phoenicea has suffered immense destruction and degradation over the last few decades on the anticlines of North Sinai. Therefore, this study evaluated the ecological status of J. phoenic...
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Abstract: The present study aimed to illustrate soil seed bank and its relationship to above ground vegetation in order to contribute in designing a sound long term conservation plan for the two threatened endemic, medicinal species; Hypericum sinaicum and Plantago sinaica. Ninety-two soil samples taken from thirty- six stands, each sample was take...
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St. Katherine Protectorate is considered as a center of endemism where the area haswetter climate than most of Sinai and characterized by having large outcrops of smoothfacedrocks which support rare and endemic plant species. Hypericum sinaicum is one ofthe rarest species growing in St. Katherine Protectorate and is subjected to a number ofthreats,...
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The present study aimed to assess the impact of fencing of Acacia tress inside enclosures on grow th and productivity against unfenced trees, and selecting an appropriate number of Acacia populations in the area that would represent the most important variations in the physiographic structure in order to conserve the current populations. Thirteen e...
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The vegetation and wild life in Saint Catherine area is subjected to great disturbance through the unmanaged human activities. In the present study we had used seed ecology in order to contribute in designing a sound long term conservation plan for the two threatened endemic studied medicinal species; Plantagosinaica, and two other Plantago species...
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The vegetation of the world is being changed or destroyed at an alarming rate. In the time that many plant species are being extinct, here we introduce two new record plant species to Egypt; (Cyperus glaber) L., which was found at the Mediteranian costal region at Bir elabid and in the inland area at Lehfen, Sad elrawafa and wadi El arish and (Emin...
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There are increasing threats facing the rare plants including the endemic populations. Also the potential development of the earth's vast desert areas for agriculture and other human-needs demands an awareness of the ecological characteristics and requirements of desert vegetation. Saint Catherine area has a unique location and environment. The veg...
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The present study aimed to assess the impact of fencing of Acacia tress inside enclosures on grow th and productivity against unfenced trees, and selecting an appropriate number of Acacia populations in the area that would represent the most important variations in the physiographic structure in order to conserve the current populations. Thirteen e...

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this project aims to remove root causes of biodiversity loss and the specific threats to the conservation and sustainable use of globally significant medicinal plants and their habitats in arid and semi-arid areas of Egypt. This objective has been achieved through the development and implementation of activities addressing conservation, management, monitoring, and sustainable use options focusing at alternative livelihood of local communities.