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CLOSE THIS BOOKThe Improvement of Tropical and Subtropical Rangelands (BOSTID)
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTAcknowledgements
VIEW THE DOCUMENTPanel on the improvement of tropical and subtropical rangelands
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTPreface
Overview: Dimensions of a worldwide environmental crisis
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Part I
Introduction
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The nature of tropical and subtropical rangelands
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTRange classification
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The social context for rangeland improvement
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTProduction systems in tropical and subtropical regions
VIEW THE DOCUMENTContext of environmental degradation
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The economic context
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTRange systems
VIEW THE DOCUMENTThe basis of range economics
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTDetermining costs and benefits
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Regional resource assessment
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTInformation needs
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Site evaluation
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTAn ecosystem perspective
VIEW THE DOCUMENTA systems approach to site evaluation
VIEW THE DOCUMENTEvaluation of abiotic and biotic components
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Grazing management
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTGrazing management concepts
VIEW THE DOCUMENTTime of grazing
VIEW THE DOCUMENTDistribution of grazing
VIEW THE DOCUMENTType of animal grazing
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTGrazing management planning
VIEW THE DOCUMENTGrazing management systems
VIEW THE DOCUMENTLivestock management
VIEW THE DOCUMENTThe herima system in Mali
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Rehabilitation techniques
VIEW THE DOCUMENTEstablishing plants on the range
VIEW THE DOCUMENTNatural revegetation
VIEW THE DOCUMENTDirect seeding
VIEW THE DOCUMENTImprovement of tropical and subtropical rangelands
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Criteria for plant selection
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTSocioeconomic and management considerations in feasibility studies
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAdaptation to ecoclimatic conditions
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAdaptation to soils
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAdaptation to physiography, geomorphology, topography, slope, and aspect
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAbility of introduced species to compete with native vegetation
VIEW THE DOCUMENTUse regimes
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAvailability of seeds and plant materials
VIEW THE DOCUMENTMaintenance of biological diversity
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Part II
VIEW THE DOCUMENTIntroduction to the case studies
Pastoral regimes of Mauritania
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTPhysical geography
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The Beni Mguild of Morocco
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The Kel Tamasheq
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Dromedary pastoralism in Africa and Arabia
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTReproduction and risk
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTPredatory pastoralism
VIEW THE DOCUMENTThe future of camel pastoralism
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The mountain nomads of Iran: Basseri and Bakhtiari
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTThe physical environment
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The Marri Baluch of Pakistan
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTPhysical environment
VIEW THE DOCUMENTSeasons and migrations
VIEW THE DOCUMENTA mixed economic system
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Changing patterns of resource use in the Bedthi-Aghanashini valleys of Karnataka state, India
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Kenya: Seeking remedies for desert encroachment
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTVegetation and livestock
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The hema system in the Arabian peninsula
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTThe hema system in Saudi Arabia
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTNeglect of the hema and its consequences
VIEW THE DOCUMENTHema in the range improvement and conservation programs in the near east
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Wildlife land use at the Athi River, Kenya
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTBackground
VIEW THE DOCUMENTSome early findings
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Camel husbandry in Kenya: Increasing the productivity of ranchland
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTLivestock
VIEW THE DOCUMENTIntroduction of camels
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTReproduction and lactation
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The potential of faidherbia albida for desertification control and increased productivity in Chad
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTImproving Nigeria's animal feed resources: Pastoralists and scientists cooperate in fodder bank research
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