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Cover for Spatial dependence and seasonal patterns of cattle activity.

Cattle activity or grazing sensu lato can be subdivided into three components: dung deposition, herbage removal (foraging or grazing sensu stricto) and trampling. All these actions modify vegetation. Our purpose was to observe the medium-scale distributions of dung-pat density, trampling effect and ...

Author(s)
Buttler, A.; Kohler, F.; Wagner, H.; Gillet, F.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Facilitation of tree regeneration in pasture woodlands.

Tree rejuvenation was examined in pasture woodlands in the Swiss Jura Mountains and the distribution of tree saplings hypothesized to be spatially associated with nursing structures or plant species. A correlative study was conducted in two sites on two spatial scales to test this hypothesis. In...

Author(s)
Smit, C.; Béguin, D.; Buttler, A.; Müller-Schärer, H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The influence of goat grazing on ground vegetation and trees in a forest stand.

Grazing of domestic animals in forests is prohibited by law in Switzerland. The historical reasons which led to this legislation no longer apply. Nonetheless the regulation persists and is defended by foresters even if they have usually had no practical experience. As part of a demonstration of...

Author(s)
Zingg, A.; Kull, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper