MSA and associated agrobiodiversity

msa-map-uaIn corridors:young researches of the Ukraine National University of Bioresources and Life Sciences published new results on MSA index analyze. They found out sufficient linear correlations between MSA and the long-term oscillations of population size of Реrdiх реrdiх L. and Lepus europaeus L. The authors argued that it allows in near future to monitor better condition of the southern steppe environment in Ukraine. More details: Fedyushko M., Gorbatenko A., Gryb O. About agrobiodiversity indicators correlations. 2011. (Ukr) pdf
MSA map by Prydatko&Kolomytsev at al.,2008)