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Range Management in Arid Zones: Proceedings of the Second International: Conference on Range Management in the Arabian Gulf

Proceedings

Edited By: AS Omar, MA Razzaque and F Alsdirawi

308 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Kegan Paul International

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #29000 | ISBN: 0710304722
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NHBS Price: £250.00 $314/€298 approx

About this book

Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Range Management in the Arabian Gulf. The papers included here address themes such as: rangeland inventories and evaluation; the potential and production of rangelands; forage crops; animal crops from rangelands; and technological improvements.


Contents

Sustainable use and management of the worlds rangelands, Busby; remote sensing techniques as an aid to the management of arid and semi-arid rangelands, Tuller; ecoclimatic and biogeographic comparison between the rangelands of the isoclimatic Mediterranean arid zone of Northern Africa and the Near East, Le Houerou; establishment of persistence potentials of perennial range grasses in the Arabian Gulf, Cox; towards sustainable development of rangelands/livestock in dryland areas of the Near East and North Africa, Saiedahmed; human population growth and its impact on rangeland desertification in Eastern Inner Mongolia, Yaoulin; range management practices - principles and application in arid and semi-arid lands, Schuster; range management research and development, Taha; conserving the diversity of rangeland habitats and species, Hepper; ERMAS - a decision support system for rangeland inventory and management, Squires et al; the application of remote sensing methods for floristic inventories and maps in Dhofar, southern region of Oman, Allamki; impact of long-term protection from grazing on the rangelands of Kuwait with emphasis on environmental factors, Omar; rangelands of the southern region of Oman - their characteristics and aspects of development, Zaroug; quantitative evaluation of vegetation in two main Steppes of Kuwait's rangeland, Zaman and Taha; rangeland in the context of master planning in Kuwait, Al-Shuaibi; effect of protection and grazing pressure on rangelands in northern Saudi Arabia, Mirreh and Al Diraan; environmental factors affecting rooting of several atriplex species and salsola vermiculata from stem cuttings, Sankary and Al-Deen.

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