3 edition of Grassland resource assessment for pastoral systems found in the catalog.
Grassland resource assessment for pastoral systems
Peter S. Harris
by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-133).
|Statement||Peter S. Harris.|
|Series||FAO plant production and protection paper,, 162, FAO plant production and protection papers ;, 162.|
|LC Classifications||SB199 .H265 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 150 p. :|
|Number of Pages||150|
|LC Control Number||2001381885|
pastoral systems and are supported in the literature on the premise that grazing pressure must vary to match spatially and temporally varied rainfall and forage production (Behnke et al. ; Scoones ). Squires concurs with this sentiment and points out that nomadic pastoral systems were a proven technology, while modern agro- The ways grassland, forest and/or scrub ecosystems are spatially arranged within landscape, and their use combined within agro–silvo–pastoral systems, are important factors that determine the
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There is a link to an on-line version of the book entitled “Grassland Resource Assessment for Pastoral Systems” written by myself for the Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO, ).
Documents relating to land and forage resource complementarity and historical nutrient balances of pastoral systems are also :// The use of Resource Assessment for Pastoral Systems (RAPS), a computer-based pastoral resource modelling system, is introduced as a tool to integrate and analyse the dynamics and complexity of grassland-livestock production systems.
Case studies case studies Subject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment Get this from a library. Grassland resource assessment for pastoral systems. [Peter S Harris; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.] Grassland resource assessment for pastoral systems.
FAO PLANT PRODUCTION AND PROTECTION PAPER. by Peter S. Harris FAO Consultant. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome, Grassland Resource Assessment for Pastoral Systems (FAO Plant Production and Protection Paper),ErscheinungsjahrBuch Bücher portofrei persönlicher Service online bestellen beim Fachhändler Authorship of a comprehensive technical book on Grassland Resource Assessment for the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.
The writing of guidelines for the assessment of rangelands and natural pastures within the context of natural resource management for rural poverty ://?page_id= Grassland resource assessment for pastoral systems. Extensive grazing lands cover a very large part of the earth's surface and are not only important for livestock: they are often major watersheds and wildlife habitats, as well as sites for the in situ conservation of plant genetic resources.
In the developing countries there are at least 40 million pastoralists who depend on natural grazing /management-of-grasslands-and-rangelands/grasslands-cases/en. Online Grassland Resource Assessment Book; Documents.
Search for: RAPS Software. RAPS is a tool for the assessment of complex and dynamic pastoral systems and is intended as decision support.
This section contains an overview and details of RAPS, along with instructions for downloading. Regarding Pastoral Farming Resource Assessment ?page_id= RAPS is a unique and sophisticated resource assessment package, with a wide range of analysis and output options.
It is a free-standing menu driven programme with in-built database management and mouse-driven graphical manipulation of data profiles. RAPS forage database edit screen. A range of user its simplest level of operation a pastoral system may be setup using default options ?page_id= RAPS is designed to run on the family of Personal Computers with Microsoft Windows®XP, Vista and Windows 7 and with a minimum of MB RAM (1,MB or more recommended); a SVGA monitor displaying at least 24 bit colour (High Colour or True Colour) and at least × pixel screen resolution is recommended.
A spreadsheet, word processor and graphics printer are recommended ?page_id= This book brings together information on the contrasting characteristics, condition, present use and problems of the world's main natural grasslands.
Since grassland is commercialized through the grazing animal, particular attention is paid to the livestock production systems associated with each main type. Grazing resources are more than simply edible herbage: many other factors have to be Grassland in a changing world: 23th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation Kiel, Germany, August 29th - September 2nd - Grassland Science in Europe Grassland ecosystems are deeply affected by human activities and need appropriate management to optimise trade-offs between ecosystem functions and services.
Until now they have mainly been analysed as agro-ecosystems for animal production but this book looks beyond the role of grassland as a feeding ground, and evaluates other important processes such as carbon sequestration in Yet, land tenure regulations, provision of social amenities, or the privatization of rangelands in the AGS by multinationals are, for instance, known to restrict pastoral land use systems and to favour their conversion to sedentary GRLS (Degen, ; Kamara et al., ; Korf et al., ), which in turn will alter natural resource use and GRLS PDF | On Nov 1,Alain Peeters published Environmental impacts and future challenges of grasslands and grassland-based livestock production systems in Europe | Find, read and cite all the First, a literature review ascertains that privatization of grassland use rights in Inner Mongolia is contested by a local predisposition for pastoral :// Pastoralism and Climate Change in East Africa provides systematic and robust empirical investigations on the impact of climate change on pastoral production systems, as well as participating in the ongoing debate over the efficacy of traditional pastoralism.
This book is an initial product of the Project Building Knowledge to Support Climate Change Adaptation for Pastoralist Communities in natural resource use in the rangelands. Status and trend in the pastoral rangelands every five years.
The seventh sampling (Assessment 7, –14) of grassland sites was completed in and the most recent sampling of shrubland sites (Assessment 4, –15) was completed in In essence, pastoral monitoring systems can only report card - Section the Grassland and Pasture Crop Group (AGPC), the Animal Production Service (AGAP), RAPS Resource Assessment for Pastoral Systems TCP Technical Cooperation Project funded by FAO Unit exchange: 1 USD= Chinese Yuan (RMB) 1 ha= 15 Chinese Section 1: Productivity and use of grassland resource 2) Nutritional constraints for grazing animals and the importance of selective grazing behavior.
3) The influence of vegetation characteristics on foraging strategies and ingestive behavior. 4) Diversity, productivity and stability in grazing ://. The QDNR systems approach to the management of native grasslands recognises that drought occurs at a regional scale, and that impacts on livestock and natural resources can be forecast using simple models of soil water, plant growth and animal performance Our vision for a comprehensive Australian Grassland and Rangeland Assessment System Traditional pastoral community-cultural landscape systems should be strengthened in the western part of the country; modern de-centralized technologies should be introduced, such as renewable energy and wireless communication technology; and value-added approaches are needed to manage livestock, raw materials and sustainable tourism in central FRESHWATER SYSTEMS Carmen Revenga, Jake Brunner, Norbert Henninger, Ken Kassem, and Richard Payne Grassland Ecosystems, World Resources Institute, land and resource use in terms of how they affect the capac-ity of ecosystems to sustain life — not only human life,