Skillful Grazing Management on Semiarid Rangelands

Published 2006
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Understanding how grasses grow and how semiarid environmental constraints affect plant growth is critical for long-term success in ranching. Excellent rangeland stewardship can be accomplished by using moderate stocking rates and following the guidelines discussed in this publication. This publication covers grassland repopulation, vegetative reproduction, season of growth, growth patterns of different plant parts, vegetation manipulation, growth of rhizomes, grazing and drought interactions, drought management, plant-year precipitation and grazing systems.

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Patrick E. Reece

Walter H. Schacht

Jerry D. Volesky



Range & Forage

Publication Date October 10, 2006
Last Revision Date October 10, 2006
Language English


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