The results of certain sheep to cattle ratio experiments conducted on sourveld

  • Malherbe CE

Abstract

Sheep to cattle ratio experiments carried out over a period of 12 years at the erstwhile Athole Agricultural Research Station are described. Fourteen treatments were applied constituting of six different sheep to cattle ratios each of which was burnt in two different ways. In addition to these, two fertilized treatments were also applied. Each treatment was conducted as a four camp system.

Keywords: sheep|cattle|sourveld|veld|research|treatments|burnt grasslands|fertilisers|production|burning regimes|botanical analyses|species lists

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