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3 edition of Grass genera of western Canadian cattle rangelands found in the catalog.

Grass genera of western Canadian cattle rangelands

S. G. Aiken

Grass genera of western Canadian cattle rangelands

by S. G. Aiken

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Published by Research Branch, Agriculture Canada in Ottawa, Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada, Western
    • Subjects:
    • Grasses -- Canada, Western -- Identification.,
    • Range plants -- Canada, Western -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCattle rangelands.
      StatementS.G. Aiken and S.J. Darbyshire.
      SeriesMonograph / Research Branch, Agriculture Canada ;, no. 29, Monograph (Canada. Agriculture Canada. Research Branch) ;, no. 29.
      ContributionsDarbyshire, S. J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK495.G74 A455 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination173 p. :
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2788016M
      ISBN 100660113864
      LC Control Number83214788

      grass flora, and they are found in this book. Recently, grasses have become much more popular as ornamentals. Bamboos (Bam-busa, Dendrocalamus, Phyllostachys, and other genera) have traditionally been cultivated, but now many herbaceous grass species are . Rangeland health assessment tools and resources are available in many provinces by contacting regional or provincial forage, grazing or cattle associations, extension specialists, or agrologists. The Grazing Response Index (GRI) is a simple, short-term monitoring tool to evaluate the effect of the current season’s grazing management.

      Tens of thousands of farmers and ranchers depend on the health of rangelands and grasslands for their livelihoods. Rangelands encompass a wide variety of landscapes, including some grasslands, shrublands, wetlands, tundra, and deserts. Indigenous to every continent except Antarctica, grasslands’ vast expanse is dominated by grasses and non-woody plants. Journals & Books; Help Download PDF [L.] Nevski) is an exotic annual grass invading western rangelands. Invasion by medusahead is problematic because it decreases livestock forage production, degrades wildlife habitat, reduces biodiversity, and increases fire frequency. La invasión por esta especie es problemática porque genera una.

        When livestock spend so much of their time on open range, the chance of encountering poisonous plants is greatly enhanced. IV. GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF WESTERN RANGELANDS Typically rangelands of the western United States are characterized by rough topography, low and erratic precipitation, and poorly developed soils (5). Rangelands Heytesbury Cattle Co. manages million hectares of rangeland in the Victoria River District of the Northern Territory and Eastern Kimberley district of Western Australia. Our land asset the single most valuable component of our cattle enterprise and we have a responsibility to maintain its natural values in perpetuity.


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Grass genera of western Canadian cattle rangelands by S. G. Aiken Download PDF EPUB FB2

This monograph, number 29 in the series published by Agriculture Canada, contains descriptions of, as well as a key to, the grass genera of western Canadian cattle rangelands. An attribute list needed to identify the herbarium specimens used in the study is also included.

An introductory section defines the study area and provides a basic description of grass by: 3. Grass genera of western Canadian cattle rangelands. Ottawa, Canada: Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: S G Aiken; S J Darbyshire.

Grass genera of western Canadian cattle rangelands, S.G. Aiken and S.J. Darbyshire.Toronto Public Library. Grass genera of western Canadian cattle rangelands. by S G Aiken, S J Darbyshire. Format: Print Book Publication year: Held by WUR Library. Check Availability. Read Alternate Summary/Abstract.

Online version:Grass genera of western Canadian cattle rangelands., Aiken, S.G. Browse Related Articles. Information about environmental issues specifically relating to the livestock production in pastures, rangeland, and other grazing operations.

About Pasture, Rangeland, and Other Grazing Operations Rangelands are those lands on which the native vegetation (climax or natural potential plant community) is predominantly grasses, grass-like plants. Grass genera of western Canadian cattle rangelands / S.G.

Aiken and S.J. Darbyshire. S A NO Poisonous mushrooms of Canada: including other inedible fungi / Joseph F. Ammirati, James A. Traquair, Paul A. Horgen. There are different systems of feeding cattle in animal husbandry, which may have different advantages and cattle in the US have a fodder that is composed of at least some forage (grass, legumes, or silage).In fact, most beef cattle are raised on pasture from birth in the spring until autumn (7 to 9 months).

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Beef cattle grazing is the dominant land use in the extensive tropical and sub-tropical rangelands of northern Australia. Despite the considerable knowledge on land and herd management gained from both research and practical experience, the adoption of improved management is limited by an inability to predict how changes in practices and combinations of practices will affect cattle production.

Species from the crested wheatgrass (Agropyron spp.) complex have been widely used for revegetation and grazing on North American rangelands for over years. Focused crested wheatgrass breeding has been ongoing since the s. These efforts resulted in the development of 18 cultivars adapted to western USA and Canadian growing conditions.

The most important of the western rangeland types for livestock production is the southern mixed prairie, which extends from eastern New Mexico to eastern Texas and from southern Oklahoma to northern Mexico.

The precipitation ranges from millimeters (mm) to mm across the region with a frost-free period generally at least days in length. Conservation of biodiversity on western rangelands. 40–53 in Hudson, W.E. (Ed.), Barnes and Noble Books, New York, NY.

Habitat characteristics and grasshopper community dynamics on mixed grass rangeland. The Canadian Entomologist The carbon footprint of beef cattle is presented for Canada, The United States, The European Union, Australia and Brazil. The values ranged between 8 and 22 kg CO2e per kg of live weight (LW) depending on the type of farming system, the location, the year, the type of management practices, the allocation, as well as the boundaries of the study.

Substantial reductions have been observed for. Land use in this ecoregion consists of dryland and irrigated farming, as well as some cattle grazing. Middle Rockies (17) The Middle Rockies ecoregion is found in three major patches in Northern Wyoming.

The largest patch is located along the western border. In Western Australia, rangelands cover about 87% of the state's million square kilometres.

Australian Rangelands support significant parts of the nation's economy, including Australia's valuable mining industry ($12 billion/yr), tourism ($2 billion/yr), pastoralism ($ billion/yr – cattle $ billion &.

Notable contributions include: Exotic Brome-Grasses in the Western U.S. Edited and contributed to the authoritative source of information on exotic annual Bromus in arid and semi-arid ecosystems of the western U.S.

Indicators of Rangeland pment of the best, most consistent, and comparable method to determine rangeland health. temperate or tropical grass; temperate or tropical legume; native grass; pasture herb; forage shrub; For a brief explanation of the main pasture plant groups and their characteristics, go to Categories of pasture plants.

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Interpreting Rangeland Monitoring Data; Nebraska Range Short Course June 22 - 25, ; Targeted Grazing to Manage Cheatgrass. Changes in extent. Losses of grasslands exceed those of other major biomes in North America. 2 Although most grassland loss in Canada occurred prior to the s, 4 largely the result of conversion for cropland, 2 it continues today with small remnants often suffering the most.

5, 6 Mixed and fescue prairie covers overkm 2 (25%) of the Prairie provinces. The book features black and white illustrations, descriptions and taxonomic keys that help you identify any grass, sedge or rush that grows on western rangelands.

This comprehensive book features: coil-bound pages of information on grasses and grass-like species - A helpful glossary of terms.Livestock exclusion has been suggested as a simple and effective method for restoring and conserving vegetation productivity and diversity in degraded rangelands (Shaltout et al., ; El-Keblawy et al., ; Todd and Hoffman, ; Rutherford and Powrie, ).

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