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Grasslands of the world
by Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in Rome
Written in English
This book brings together information on the contrasting characteristics, condition, present use and problems of the world"s main natural grasslands. Since grassland is commercialized through the grazing animal, particular attention is paid to the livestock production systems associated with each main type. Grazing resources are more than simply edible herbage: many other factors have to be taken into account, notably water in all areas, and shelter in winter-cold climates. Seasonality of forage supply is a characteristic of almost all grazing lands, so the strategies for dealing with lean seasons are described. The main problems of each type are mentioned and possible strategies for their sustainable management discussed - taking into account their multiple functions, not only livestock production.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by J.M. Suttie, S.G. Reynolds and C. Batello.|
|Series||Plant production and protection series -- no. 34., FAO plant production and protection series -- no. 34.|
|Contributions||Suttie, J. M., Reynolds, Stephen G., Batello, Caterina., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 514 p. :|
|Number of Pages||514|
Cambridge Core - Ecology and Conservation - Grasslands and Climate Change - edited by David J. Gibson. A powerful eulogy to the great American grasslands and an informed look at where they have been and where they are heading. Grasslands are among the world's great biomes, but our culture's disrespect for them has produced an environmental catastrophe, says Manning (A Good House, , etc). We have plowed the grasslands up, overgrazed them, submitted them to a despoliation that has all but.
The grassland biome is defined by large expanses of grasses. The three types of grasslands are tall grasslands with grasses up to five feet tall, short grasslands with grasses 8 to inches tall and mixed grasslands. Grasslands occur on all continents except Antarctica but are declining worldwide. Grasslands of the World. The present book provides an overview of a range of grassland systems worldwide, with contributions by experts from many regions, and in a final chapter briefly assesses the state of the grasslands, their management, and various grassland resources, the complementary roles of sown pastures, fodder crops and natural grasslands and concludes by looking at various social.
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First there is a brief geological history Then there is a detailed, fascinating political history with details on the legislation and personalities by: 2. Grazing is the main land-use of natural grasslands across the world (Squires et al., ). Nearly a quarter of the global land mass is now under livestock grazing (Asner et al., ).
Grasslands are areas where the vegetation is dominated by grasses ().However, sedge and rush can also be found along with variable proportions of legumes, like clover, and other ands occur naturally on all continents except Antarctica and are found in most ecoregions of the rmore, grasslands are one of the largest biomes on earth and dominate the landscape worldwide.
First published inthis volume describes the structure and functioning of grassland ecosystems. Five kinds of grassland are considered, namely natural temperate grasslands, semi-natural temperate meadows and pastures, tropical grasslands, arable grassland and : Paperback.
This book brings together information on the contrasting characteristics, condition, present use and problems of the world's main natural grasslands. Each major area of grasslands in the world has its own characteristics and is often called by other names: Prairie - Grasslands in North America are called the prairies.
They cover around million square miles of the central United States including some of Canada and Mexico. Get this from a library. Grasslands of the world. [J M Suttie; Stephen G Reynolds; Caterina Batello; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.;] -- This book brings together information on the contrasting characteristics, condition, present use and problems of the world's main natural grasslands.
Since grassland is commercialized through the. Grasslands are known differently around different parts of the world. Prairie is known in North America, Pampas in South America, Downs in Australia, Savanna and veldt in Africa.
⇒ The Prairie grassland is known as the granaries of the world. Get this from a library. Grasslands. [World Book, Inc.;] -- "This volume introduces many of the animal species that live in grasslands, prairies, and steppes. Special features include a glossary, photographs, an index, detailed captions describing each.
In fact, grasslands often lie between forests and deserts. (See grassland photos.) Depending on how they’re defined, grasslands account for.
This book brings together information on the contrasting characteristics, condition, present use and problems of the world's main natural grasslands. Since grassland is commercialized through the grazing animal, particular attention is paid to.
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Kenneth Tam’s The Grasslands (Iceberg Publishing, ) is the first in the prolific author’s Her Majesty’s New World series. Known more for science fiction (The Defence Command and Equations series), Tam ventures into alternate historical fiction but eventually embraces his comfort zone – and that’s where this phenomenal book stumbles.4/5.Grasslands have many names—prairies in North America, Asian steppes, savannahs and veldts in Africa, Australian rangelands, and pampas, llanos and cerrados in South America.
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Grasslands around the world. [Corinne J Naden] -- Describes various grassland areas around the world and discusses their importance to animals and man.