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improvement of grassland and its utilization

Stephen John Watson

improvement of grassland and its utilization

The George Scott Robertson memorial lecture delivered in ... the Queen"s University of Belfast ... 1954.

by Stephen John Watson

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Published by Boyd in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsQueen"s University of Belfast. George Scott Robertson Memorial Lectures
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19268961M

Laws The authority to protect, manage, and administer the National Forest System, and other lands under Forest Service administration for range management purposes, is found in the following acts: Organic Administration Act of - authorizes the President to modify or revoke any instrument creating a National Forest; states that no National Forest may be established except to improve and protect the forest within its boundaries, for the purpose of securing favorable conditions of water flows, and to furnish a continuous supply of timber for the use and necessities of citizens of the United States. Advisory Bull. Google Scholar Smith, R. Breeding Stnpp.

Another common predicament often experienced by the ill-fated grassland creatures is the constant burning of plants, fueled by oxygen and many expired photosynthesizing organisms, with the lack of rain pushing this problem to further heights. Google Scholar Christie, E. In addition, our grasslands contain thousands of species of wildflowers, and stunning grass filled vistas that are available year-round for the viewing enjoyment of our public. Google Scholar Lazenby, A.

Google Scholar Baker, R. Grassland ecosystem services help sustain, support, and fulfill human life. In addition herbivorous animals feed on the grasses keeping them healthy and growing much like mowing the lawn in our backyards. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. The botanical and common names of plants are indexed.


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Improvement of grassland and its utilization book

For example, in Alberta since there has been legislation allowing the creation of "Heritage Rangelands" within the parks system. Google Scholar Christie, E. For example on p. Google Scholar Lewis, E. Han, W. Higher densities and areas of trees, with largely closed canopy, provide extensive and nearly continuous shade are referred to as forest.

Ecosystem Services from National Grasslands

Historically much of the land in the western United States was used for grazing and much of some states still is.

Google Scholar Mc William, J. Wild Horses and Burros Act of - protects wild free-roaming horses and burros from capture, branding, harassment, or death; and states they are to be considered in the area where presently found an integral part of the natural system of the public lands.

Breeding Stnpp. Breeding Stn, pp. Rude, and B. North American rangelands[ edit ] Canada[ edit ] Rangeland is a prominent feature of rural Canada. Seepaul, and K. Google Scholar Baker, R. Animal Husbandry, 13, — Sustained Yield Forest Management Act of - is an agreement between Secretaries of Agriculture and the Interior, or with other Federal agencies having jurisdiction over forest land.

Bruce as Chairperson of the Mashona Cattle Society. There are authorized to be appropriated for expenditure by the Forest Service such sums as may be necessary for the investigation and establishment of water rights, including the purchase thereof or of lands or interests in lands or rights-of-way for use and protection of water rights necessary or beneficial in connection with the administration and public use of the national forests.

These plains contain unique wildlife because of the different terrains around it. The importance of superphosphate, nitrogen and grazing management. Shrubland[ edit ] Shrubland is a plant community characterized by vegetation dominated by shrubsoften also including grassesherbsand geophytes.

Preview Unable to display preview.A chapter is devoted to examples, in outline, of national programmes of grassland improvement grassland improvement Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details, taken from temperate and tropical regions. There is a lot of information in this book, not so much 'distilled' (to quote again from the foreword) as compiled.

Michael Harman definitely hit the high points in the article “Ten Steps to Better Grasslands and Pasture.” I did feel it necessary, however, to comment on Step 5, “Fertilize.” As Mr.

Harman pointed out, economics are certainly an important consideration. Abstract. The grasses commonly used in improved grasslands owe their importance in agriculture to their ability to withstand repeated defoliation, their potential to supply large quantities of nutritious forage for ruminant feed and their adaptability to a wide range of growing atlasbowling.com by: 8.

El Toro (UCR #1) was released in for its improvement of traits that limited zoysiagrass use in the s and 80s. Compared with Meyer, El Toro has a coarser leaf texture, faster rate of spread, reduced water requirement, shorter period of winter dormancy, and less thatch (White et al., ; Gibeault, ).

A significant amount of El Toro Cited by: Characterization and Utilization of Genetic Resources for Improvement and Management of Grassland Species.

The grass crop in perspective: selection, plant performance and animal production

Authors; Bassin S., Widmer F. () Characterization and Utilization of Genetic Resources for Improvement and Management of Grassland Species. In: Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf. Springer, New York, NY Cited by: 3. Grassland Management.

Grazed grass is the cheapest feed on most British dairy farms yet it is also the most poorly utilised. Whether grazed or fed silage, grass provides over half the dry matter intake of most dairy cows.

This means small improvements in utilisation can have a major impact on production costs.