Range Management Principles and Practices

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/8/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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This up-to-date, easy-to-read text brings together the key principles and practices of contemporary range management, presenting them in logical sequence as concisely and efficiently as possible. The authors introduce the fundamentals of range management using current and relevant scientific studies and practical examples, and illustrating key concepts with pictures, figures, and tables. Grazing management is emphasized, and several other aspects of range management are given comprehensive coverage. In particular, this edition has been updated with comprehensive information on highly relevant issues such as range animal behavior, economics, energy, and multiple use environments.

Table of Contents


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Chapter 1 Rangeland and Man

Chapter 2 Range Management History

Chapter 3 Rangeland Physical Characteristics

Chapter 4 Description of Rangeland Types

Chapter 5 Range Plant Physiology

Chapter 6 Range Ecology

Chapter 7 Range Inventory and Monitoring

Chapter 8 Considerations Concerning Stocking Rate

Chapter 9 Selection of Grazing Methods

Chapter 10 Methods of Improving Livestock Distribution

Chapter 11 Range Animal Nutrition

Chapter 12 Range Management for Multiple Use

Chapter 13 Range Livestock Production

Chapter 14 Range Wildlife Management

Chapter 15 Manipulation of Range Vegetation

Chapter 16 Range Management in Developing Countries

Chapter 17 Rangeland Economics

Chapter 18 Range Management Planning, Computers, and the Future



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