Articles by Keyword: Botanical Composition

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  1. Veld composition in relation to grazing capacity <em>die verhouding tussen veld samestelling en weidingskapasiteit</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Present methods of evaluating veld composition in relation to grazing capacity can be criticised on grounds of subjectivity, especially with regard to the assignment of relative values to the constituent species. Data relating to botanical composition and estimated grazing capacity,...
  2. Long term nitrogen and phosphorus application to veld

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    The long term effects of a 5N x 3P factorial fertilizer application trial on hay yields, botanical composition and soil properties of veld are presented. Significant increases in hay yields were recorded during most years. There was a strong correlation...
  3. Veld condition in the south‐eastern Transvaal and its effect on grazing capacity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    A survey conducted on sites throughout the south‐eastern Transvaal, representing 1,4 million hectares of natural veld has confirmed the parlous state of composition, cover and vigour. The implications which these conditions hold, not only for conservation of soil and water...
  4. Veldtoestand en neiging in Kalahari‐duineveld onder ‘n ekstensiewe veeboerderystelsel

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Plantopnames is gedurende 1970 tot 1985 in die Kalahari‐duineveld (Acocks, 1975; Veldtipe no. 16a4) op die proefboerdery‐eenheid Massakloutjie in Noordwes‐Kaapland onderneem. Reënval het gedurende die proefperiode gewissel tussen 111 mm (1982–83) en 593 mm (1973–74). Die totale basale plantebedekking het...
  5. Die invloed van brand en maai op onbeweide langgrasveld in Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    The effect of burning and mowing on ungrazed tall grassveld of Natal. The trial was conducted on the Estcourt Research Station to show the effect of 14 burning and mowing treatments without grazing in the tall grassveld of Natal. The...
  6. Rangeland condition and trend in the semi-arid Borana lowlands, southern Oromia, Ethiopia

    Rangeland condition and trend in the semi-arid Borana lowlands, southern Oromia, Ethiopia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Rangeland condition assessment was conducted in the Borana lowlands, southern Ethiopia to determine the current status and future trend of the grazing land with emphasis on comparing different functional land use units, called Kalo, Worra and Foora. An approach that...
  7. Impact of seasonal nitrogen fertilisation on production characteristics of a mixed grass pasture in the Western Cape province of South Africa

    Impact of seasonal nitrogen fertilisation on production characteristics of a mixed grass pasture in the Western Cape province of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Pasture production in the Western Cape has traditionally been based on temperate species producing the majority of fodder during spring and autumn after which dry matter production decreases in winter. To investigate seasonal fertiliser nitrogen (N) management strategies to optimise...
  8. The effect of thirty years of burning on the Highland Sourveld of Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    A veld condition assessment was used to determine the effect of past burning treatments on the species composition of Highland Sourveld at Cathedral Peak. Veld condition scores in grassland protected from fire were significantly lower than where veld had been...
  9. Towards a method of assessing the veld condition of the valley bushveld in the Eastern Cape

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Currently, no technique is available for assessing the condition of Valley Bushveld in the Eastern Cape. The objective of this investigation was to develop a method of scoring bushveld according to its productive condition. It was established, through principal component...
  10. Preliminary observations on the ability of goats to control post‐burning regrowth in <em>acacia nigrescens/combretum apiculatum</em> Savanna in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    A ten hectare block which had been burned with an intense surface head fire was stocked at the rate of one goat per hectare to control the woody regrowth. After one year the block was subdivided and in one half...