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Rangeland Ecology and Management


By: Harold F Heady and R Dennis Child

Westview Press

Paperback | Dec 2002 | Edition: 2 | #116580 | ISBN: 0813338018
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Hardback | Dec 1994 | #32206 | ISBN: 0813320526
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Over the last two decades the science of range management, like many other resource disciplines, has embraced and integrated environmental concerns in the field, the laboratory, and policy. Rangeland Ecology and Management now brings this integrated approach to the classroom in a thoroughly researched, comprehensive, and readable text. The authors discuss the basics of rangeland managementincluding grazing and practical management of animals and vegetationand place those basics within the context of decision making for damaged land, riparian and water conservation, multiple use, and modeling. Concepts such as succession, stability, and range condition are examined and their effects discussed. Fire is considered as an environmental factor. Appendixes provide scientific and common names of range plants and animals. These and many other issues crucial to the understanding of successful range management combine to make the finest text for upper-level undergraduates now available.

"This book is a classical rangeland management textbook of considerable value to teaching professionals [...] The authors do a commendable job in presenting conflicting viewpoints in a cohesive, common sense manner."
- Ecology

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