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Tropical grazing land ecosystems

UNESCO

Tropical grazing land ecosystems

a state-of-knowledge report

by UNESCO

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Published by Unesco in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rangelands -- Tropics.,
  • Range ecology -- Tropics.,
  • Range management -- Tropics.,
  • Grazing -- Tropics.,
  • Human ecology -- Tropics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementprepared by Unesco, UNEP, FAO.
    SeriesNatural resources research ; 16, Natural resources research ;, 16.
    ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF85.4.T76 U54 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination655 p. :
    Number of Pages655
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4220015M
    ISBN 109231016113
    LC Control Number80499801

    The full effect of climate change are not yet understood. Most pastoral systems are in the semi-arid areas, with small areas in hyper-arid and sub-humid zones. Google Scholar Eiten, G. Nature Lond.

    All species are discussed in the various chapters, but buffalo, of which there are million worldwide FAOSTAT,are little mentioned since most are kept in agricultural or agropastoral systems in tropical and sub-tropical Asia only Egypt and Brazil have significant numbers elsewhereand are fed largely on crop residues, not on grasslands. Cattle, with yak in the higher areas, horses, camels, sheep and goats are raised; local breeds are used. Second expert meeting on harmonizing forest -related definitions for use by various stakeholders. Ministry of Agriculture, Baghdad.

    Insects generally die by the millions in a fire, but this provides a feast to many birds and animals. Gay, — — Las praderas naturales del Paraguay. Evolutionary history[ edit ] The grass-like graminoids are among the most versatile life forms. Sheath and D.


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Many of the animals in the savanna have long legs which helps them when migrating long distances. Some of these trees include the acacia tree, the baobab tree, and the jackalberry tree. Most farms rely on animal products from grasslands, and most grasslands products are exported.

Mobile herders often keep mixed flocks, as this helps reduce herding risk as well as making a fuller use of the vegetation on offer - the various species may be herded separately.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Panigrahi, — — Computer aided chorology of Indian grasses. During the dry season fires clear out old dead grass and make way for new growth.

Manager of Publications, Delhi. Finally, the organisms in Tropical grazing land ecosystems book ecosystems have evolved many methods of transporting gametes in environments where fluid flow is much less effective as a transport medium. Large mammals also contribute to the low density of trees by eating the seedlings.

The great grazing lands of Central Asia, China and the Russian Tropical grazing land ecosystems book have gone from feudal systems to collective management and then, in the past twenty years, to decollectivization and privately owned stock - approaches to management and grazing rights have varied from country to country and some are described in the chapters on the Russian Federation, Tropical grazing land ecosystems book and Tibet Autonomous Region, China.

Part 2 Animal and animal populations: foraging strategies of grazing animals, M. SUTTIE Many traditional systems are sedentary, and these are usually agropastoral, combining crop production with livestock that can utilize crop residues and by-products and make use of land unsuitable for crops.

Hay from natural meadows has been used by herders Plate 1. Google Scholar Exell, A. Dost, M. The interrelation of grassland, crops, livestock and other grassland resources is analysed in The Future is an Ancient Lake. Nigerian Geogr. Ecological monitoring of the steppe as a natural resource is paramount in order to assist in rehabilitating the fallow grasslands to the preferred botanical composition.

Through their browsing and grazing, they affect the structure and distribution not only of vegetation, but also of associated fauna. Land Resource Study no. Studies on traditional transhumance and a system where herders return to settled winter bases in Burjin county, Altai Prefecture, Xinjiang, China.

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