Range Management: Principles and Practices / Edition 2

Range Management: Principles and Practices / Edition 2

by Jerry L. Holechek, Rex D. Pieper, Carlton H. Herbel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131744844

ISBN-13: 9780131744844

Pub. Date: 03/01/1995

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

The purpose of this text is to introduce readers to the science of range management, coupling the latest concepts and technology with proven traditional approaches. In addition to being an excellent reference for professional range managers, ranchers, wildlife biologists soil scientists, and the growing segment of the public interested in natural resource management,…  See more details below

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The purpose of this text is to introduce readers to the science of range management, coupling the latest concepts and technology with proven traditional approaches. In addition to being an excellent reference for professional range managers, ranchers, wildlife biologists soil scientists, and the growing segment of the public interested in natural resource management, Range Management: Principles and Practices, 4/e, is the ideal core text for courses in Range Management offered at colleges and universities.

This fourth edition retains its sound, insightful overview of the fundamentals of this important field while offering the most current information available with regard to recent research and changes. Significant new material has been added on Stocking Rate, Grazing Intensity, Grazing Methods, Livestock Distribution Improvement, Multiple-Use Range Management, Range Management in Developing Countries, and Future trends in range Management.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131744844
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
03/01/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.26(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Conversion from Metric Units to the English Equivalent
Ch. 1Rangeland and Man1
Ch. 2Rangeland Physical Characteristics21
Ch. 3Range Management History44
Ch. 4Description of Rangeland Types65
Ch. 5Range Plant Physiology112
Ch. 6Range Ecology133
Ch. 7Range Inventory and Monitoring159
Ch. 8Considerations Concerning Stocking Rate177
Ch. 9Selection of Grazing Methods215
Ch. 10Methods of Improving Livestock Distribution256
Ch. 11Range Animal Nutrition273
Ch. 12Range Livestock Production322
Ch. 13Range Wildlife Management356
Ch. 14Range Management for Multiple Use406
Ch. 15Manipulation of Range Vegetation445
Ch. 16Range Management in Developing Countries485
Ch. 17Computer Applications and the Future501
Index513

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