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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 Seasonal fodder biomass production of palo dulce and tepozan.

In order to describe the performance of the seasonal biomass production of palo dulce (Eysenhardtia polystachya) (PD) and tepozan (Buddleia cordata) (TZ), individuals were cut every 84 days in rotation. It was found that the mortality was higher in TZ (52%) than in PD in the first year and...

Author(s)
Camacho-Morfín, D.; Sandoval-Castro, C.; Ayala-Burgos, A.; Morfín-Loyden, L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of the production of acorns of the oak (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Quercus ilex</i> Lam. ssp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ballota</i>) from south-west of Extremadura (Spain).

Over 2 years (1997-98 and 1998-99) the total production and seasonal distribution of the holm-oak acorn in the montanera (October-January) was measured in five dehesas in the south-west of Extremadura (Spain). The average total production of the five dehesas varied between 600 and 830 kg of...

Author(s)
Poblaciones, M. J.; López-Bellido, R.; Olea, L.; Benito, C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Importance of holm-oak (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Quercus ilex</i>) as a woody food resource in Spanish ibex (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Capra pyrenaica</i>) diet in Mediterranean forest.

The role of holm-oak (Quercus ilex) in Spanish ibex (Capra pyrenaica) diet and as part of its consumed woody resources was analysed in south-eastern Spain (Cazorla and Segura Ranges). The content of holm-oak in the annual, seasonal, altitude zonal, and sex and age classes diet was analysed....

Author(s)
Martínez, T.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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