4 edition of Ecological Implications of Livestock Herbivory in the West found in the catalog.
Ecological Implications of Livestock Herbivory in the West
by Society for Range Management
Written in English
|Contributions||Martin Vavra (Editor), William A. Laycock (Editor), Rex D. Pieper (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
population‐level effects of augmented herbivory on lespedeza cuneata: implications for biological control Michele R. Schutzenhofer Department of Biology, Saint Louis University, Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri USACited by: Predation and Herbivory can affect ecological communities greatly, in some cases causing a Shift from one community type to another. All exploitative interactions have the potential to reduce the Growth, survival, or reproduction of the organisms that are eaten.
By Garry Rogers Livestock and Plant Invasions Using natural landscapes for any purpose requires caution to prevent plant invasions. An essential task for nature conservation is explaining this to the public. Most investigations of plant invasions assign responsibility to Humans. In our ignorance, we introduce potentially invasive plants from foreign ecosystems, . The term allelopathy is from the Greek-derived compounds allelo and pathy (meaning “mutual harm” or “suffering”) and was first used in by Austrian scientist Hans Molisch in the book Der Einfluss einer Pflanze auf die andere - Allelopathie (The Effect of Plants on Each Other) (Willis ). First widely studied in forestry systems File Size: KB.
Ecological knowledge about xeric scrublands in an arid environment, which are used for livestock raising, is useful for management decisions on 1) range management, by means of the recognition of desirable species under high grazing pressure, i.e., which seeds could be used for grassland rehabilitation; 2) conservation, using IVI as a. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.
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: Ecological Implications of Livestock Herbivory in the West (): Vavra, Martin, Laycock, William A., Pieper, Rex D.: Books5/5(1). ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm: Contents: Historical and evolutionary perspectives on grazing of western rangelands / James A.
Young --Woody plant encroachment into southwestern grasslands and savannas / Steven Archer --Effects of grazing on ecosystems of the Great. Ecological Implications of Livestock Herbivory in the West by Martin [Editor]; Laycock, William A.
[Editor]; Pieper, Rex D. [Editor]; Vavra ISBN ISBN x Paperback; Society for Range Management; ISBN Conference Title: Ecological implications of livestock herbivory in the west. Abstract: This book is based on the proceedings of a symposium presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the American Institute of Biological Sciences.
Publisher: Society for Range Management. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Ecological Implications of Livestock Herbivory in the West at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our 5/5. Domestic herbivore popu- ECOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF LIVESTOCK HERBIVORY IN THE WEST lations increased to a maximum during the inflationary period following the Civil War with approximately 26 million cattle and 20 million sheep in the 17 western.
However, landscapes dominated by juniper, even mature juniper, can be returned to a grassland community with the use of prescribed fire and herbivory, especially by goats. The objective of this chapter is to discuss the ecological consequences of reclaiming juniper rangelands with sustainable, cost-effective management by: Long-term livestock grazing alters aspen age structure in the northwestern Great Basin.
(Eds.), Ecological Implications of Livestock Herbivory in the West, Society for Range Management, Denver, CO (), pp. Google Cited by: 8. In tree-dominated systems, the direct effects of fire × browsing include altered fuel accumulation and vertical fuel structure, while indirect effects are often through herbivory influencing.
Although biodiversity responses to pyric–herbivory are well documented, livestock performance under conservation-based land management with the use of pyric–herbivory has been untested. The mixed-grass prairie study area was located in west central Oklahoma on the Oklahoma State Ecological implications of livestock herbivory in the Cited by: Woody Plant Encroachment into Southwestern Grasslands and Savannas: Rates, Patterns, and Proximate Causes.
pp in Ecological Implications of Livestock Herbivory in the West (2nd Edition), Vavra M., W. Laycock, and R. Pieper (Eds.), Society for Range Management, Denver, Colo.
The Intermountain Sagebrush semi-desert vegetation represents the largest kind of temperate semi-desert in North America. Vegetation throughout this region has been in a continual state of flux during the past 10 years. Shifts in climate and fire return intervals have caused altitudinal changes in plant communities, increases and decreases in the abundance of salt desert Cited by: High resource levels and the absence of herbivory both strongly increased plant growth and reproduction.
There was no significant overall interaction between growth or reproduction after herbivory and resource conditions, but the interaction terms were significant for each plant functional group in the growth meta‐ by: Vavra M, Laycock W, Pieper R () ‘Ecological implications of livestock herbivory in the West.’ (Society for Range Management: Denver, CO) Vesk PA, Westoby M () Predicting plant species’ responses to by: Abstract.
The San Francisco East Bay landscape is a rich mosaic of grasslands, shrublands and woodlands that is experiencing losses of grassland due to colonization by shrubs and succession towards woodland associations.
The instability of these grasslands is apparently due to their disturbance-dependent nature coupled with 20th century changes in Cited by: More of the land surface of the earth is used for grazing than for any other purpose (FAOWRIAsner et al.Ojima and Chuluun, Chapter 8).
Although livestock Cited by: Given that the herbivory-fire interaction is more competitive than facilitative (Archibald and Hempson ), we expect these two alternative stable states to be driven by thresholds of herbivory. Implications of livestock grazing in the Intermountain sagebrush region: plant composition.
Pages in M. Vavra, W. Laycock, and R. Pieper, eds. Ecological Implications of Livestock Herbivory in the West. Literature Cited Anderson, R.V., D.C. Coleman, C.V. Cole, and E.T. Elliott. Effect of nematodes Acrobeloides sp.
and Mesodiplogaster lheritieri on substrate. Livestock performance was not affected by the use of pyric-herbivory on the tallgrass prairie (8 years) while on the mixed-grass prairie stocker cattle had greater weight gains and more consistent performance over the year period.
Another successful combination of vegetation management methods that is often employed in areas with larger Cited by:. restoration. In Ecological implications of livestock herbivory in the West, M.
Vavra, W. A. Laycock, and R. D. Piper, eds. Society for Range Management. Denver, Colorado. pp. Federal Register (FR). Notice of Availability of a Final Addendum to the Handbook for Habitat Conservation Planning and Incidental Take Permitting Process. U.S. Ecological theory suggests that these shifts in the form and the intensity of herbivory have had substantial impacts on a range of ecosystem processes, but for most ecosystems it is impossible to Cited by: Livestock grazing is the most widespread land management practice in western North America.
Seventy percent of the western United States is grazed, including wilderness areas, wildlife refuges, national forests, and even some national parks. The ecological costs of this nearly ubiquitous form of land use can be by: