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Range Management: Principles and Practices

Range Management: Principles and Practices
Jerry L. Holechek
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Education, Inc., 2004
SF85 .H56 2004

Extensively revised and expanded, Range Management, Fifth Edition, remains the most complete, current, and well-balanced range management text available. Highly illustrated and utilizing the most current research, this edition continues upon the accolades of the past, providing solid and detailed coverage of current and historical rangeland practices. In addition, Range Management expounds upon such diverse topics such as rangeland climatology, rangeland soils, range plant physiology, range ecology, including commentary on grazing management, range improvements, and multiple use concepts.

New in this edition: An added section on C3 and C4 fixating plants; Expanded coverage of ecosystem services and plant succession with more detailed discussion on plant fixation models and their practical applications; Increased treatment on rangeland monitoring, with added sections on riparian monitoring; In-depth coverage of procedures for setting stocking rates, grazing intensity guidelines, and approaches; A discussion of rangeland watershed problems, management, and recreational usage; A glossary of terms for easy and quick accessibility to rangeland terminology.

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