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Nutrient cycling in grazing systems.
This research was conducted at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The research encompasses five different studies to assess nutrient cycling in intensive and extensive grazing systems with ...
Summer supplementation of beef cattle on veld and kikuyu pastures.
In KwaZulu-Natal the production of beef in summer from veld is a common enterprise. Many techniques are available to optimise the productivity of this enterprise, from improving the quality of the grazing resource (planted ...
The use of various soil ameliorants and indigenous grasses, in the rehabilitation of soil from open cast coal mines in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
A series of pot trials were undertaken to test the growth of indigenous grasses (Themeda triandra and Cynodon dactylon) on mine capping soil, treated with various soil ameliorants. The capping soils were obtained from open ...