Thursday, July 29, 2010
A short wroten about tibet vegetation
The forests of Tibet are mainly made up of spruces, fir trees, pines, larches, cypress, birches and of
oaks. They are generally old; certain trees are more than five-hundred-years old
When you getting close to it in warm sunlight, you will be excited to find that besides the snowfields and deserts, there are really bloomed meadows, luxurious forests, swamps with cranes, and beautiful lichen on rocks and trees.
The broad topology, the young geological history and the remote location of the Tibet Plateau reserved a very rich and unique botanical kingdom there.
Nature granted numerous beautiful wild flowers to decorate the world's roof. Many of these precious flowers are endemic to Tibet or Himalayas. They were generated or adapted to the special environment of Tibet plateau.
Tibet is a beautiful and mystic land. But its exceptionally high altitude makes it extremely difficult to grow vegetables.
For generations, farmers on the plateau only planted highland barley and other produce which was adaptive to the highland climate
It is very different today. Vegetables are on the dinner table even in the coldest season. The area around Lhasa has more than 10,000 mu (15 mu=1 hectare) of greenhouse space growing vegetables. It has also made fresh vegetables accessible to more residents on the plateau. In amdo and Kham
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