Grass species selection patterns on rotationally-grazed Dohne Sourveld during autumn and early winter.

  • Stoltsz C.W.
  • Danckwerts J.E.

Abstract

Herbaceous species preference was studied during autumn and winter periods of occupation, on rotationally-grazed Dohne Sourveld, at four different stocking rates. Reports on species selection by cattle and sheep grazing together. Illustrates with graphsLanguage: English

Keywords: Grass species; Herbage availibility; Regrazing; Species selection; acceptability; cattle; disturbance history; grazing; preference; selectivity; sheep; stocking rate; themeda triandra; tillers; tristachya leucothrix; herbaceous species; dohne sourveld; stocking rates; grasses; eastern cape; south africa; botany

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eISSN: 1727-9380
print ISSN: 1022-0119