Bulletin of the GSSA - September 1996 - Supplement to Volume 7. The Science of Free-Ranging Animals

Proceedings of a symposium, including papers on Diet Selection; Plant Response Indicators; Animal Response Indicators; Available Biomass and Carrying Capacity; and Supplementation and Mineral Intervention.

Bulletin of the GSSA - September 1996 - Supplement to Volume 7. The Science of Free-Ranging Animals

Proceedings of a symposium, including papers on Diet Selection; Plant Response Indicators; Animal Response Indicators; Available Biomass and Carrying Capacity; and Supplementation and Mineral Intervention.
Diet Selection

JP Marais - A critical evaluation of the alkane technique; A. Abate - Foraging preferences and diet quality of livestock indigenous to dry areas;

Plant response indicators

AC Beckerling - Key indicators: satellites in management space; TG O'Connor - Individual, population and community response of woody plants to browsing in African savannas; N.M. Tainton - Plant indicators - the basis of ecological interpretation

Animal response indicators

J.G. van der Walt - Recent advances in quantifying ruminant digestion; P. B. Cronje & R. Pambu Gollah - The use of blood profiles as animal response indicators

Available biomass and carrying capacity

J.E. Danckwerts & N.M. Tainton - Range management: optimizing forage production and quality; M. B. Hardy - Grazing capacity and large stock unit equivalents: are they compatible?; H. H. Meissner - Animal-related information required and a more comprehensive approach to improve estimates of carrying capacity

GSSA news

FR McKenzie - A farmer's perspecive on perennial ryegrass and managing perennial ryegrass in KwaZulu-Natal; News, letters and more

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