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Halophytes as a Resource for Livestock and for Rehabilitation of Degraded Lands

Proceedings

Series: Tasks for Vegetation Science Series Volume: 32

By: Victor Roy Squires(Editor), Ali T Ayoub(Editor)

315 pages, b/w photos, illustrations, maps, tables

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Oct 2012 | #210904 | ISBN-13: 9789401043519
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Hardback | Dec 1992 | #36994 | ISBN: 0792326644
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About this book

Proceedings of the International Workshop on Halophytes for Reclamation of Saline Wastelands and as a Resource for Livestock – Problems and Prospects.

Halophytes as a Resource for Livestock and for Rehabilitation of Degraded Lands elucidates new aspects of the problems faced in utilization of salt tolerant plants as a resource for livestock. It also explores the roles of halophytes in the rehabilitation of degraded lands, especially in the world's drier regions. It aims to develop a better understanding of the role of halophytes and the measures that can be taken to promote their better use so as to ensure maximum benefits, including the conservation of biodiversity.


Contents

Preface
Foreword

Section A: Context
Section B: Utilisation of Halophytes
Section C: Regional Overviews
Section D: Case Studies from Irrigated Land
Section E: Case Studies from Rangeland
Section F: Case Studies with Animal Feeding
Section G: Case Studies, Individual Species

Index


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