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An assessment of Coastcross II Bermudagrass and kikuyu for growing out young beef animals.
The immediate aim of this study was to relate herbage availability, liveweight gain and stocking rate to one another under continuous and rotational grazing so that management recommendations could be formulated for ...
Beef production from kikuyu and Italian ryegrass.
Four grazing trials to characterise cultivated pastures, in terms of beef production, were conducted in Bioclimate 3 of Natal. Dual purpose and British beef type cows were run on kikuyu at stocking rates ...
Ecological effects of fire in the montane grasslands of Natal.
Although controlled burning has been used to manage Highland Sourveld grasslands, little was known of its effects on the vegetation. This study examined the effects of past fire treatments on veld condition,species ...
Potential of established pastures in the winter rainfall region.
The seasonal production of 11 pastures was evaluated in dryland and irrigated trials at eight sites in the Winter Rainfall Region. These data were related to ...
Control of bush encroachment with fire in the arid savannas of Southeastern Africa.
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Studies of the management of grazing resources on the Makatini Flats and Pongolo River Floodplain.
Subsequent to the impounding of the Pongolo river in the 1970's, development of irrigated agriculture on the Makatini flats has been reducing the area of vegetation available for grazing, and flooding patterns on the ...
Soil loss and run-off in Umfolozi Game Reserve and the implications for game reserve management.
Two management blocks were set aside in Umfolozi Game Reserve (UGR) to compare different management approaches. In one, the non-cull block, a noninterventionist policy was followed and no large mammals ...
An evaluation of irrigated ryegrass/clover pastures for fat lamb production in the Highland Sourveld of Natal.
The primary objective of this study was to increase net farm income in the Highland Sourveld of Natal by developing pasture based fat lamb production systems. Secondary objectives included (a) determination of ...