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Grasses & grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna

Grasses & grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna

Grasses and Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna is a guide to 100 grass species and to the grazers that feed on them.
Roodt, Veronica
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978-1-77584-115-9
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Title: Grasses & grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna
Author: Veronica Roodt
Genre: Mammal Guide
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa 2015
ISBN 9781775841159 / ISBN 978-1-77584-115-9
Softcover, 17 x 24 cm, 344 pages, 600 illustrations

Description:

Understand and identify the grasses of the savanna and the animals that graze them: Grasses & grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna is a field guide to some 100 grass species and to the grazers, livestock and wild game, that feed on them. The grass guide describes the role of grasses in the food chain, their anatomy and growth, and discusses their value as indicators of the health of the pasture. It also outlines the fascinating interrelationships between grasses and grazing animals, and the many ways in which these plants and animals have evolved together. Grasses & grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna concludes with a chapter that outlines sound grassland management practices. This accessible, richly illustrated reference guide will be invaluable to a diversity of readers

Content: Grasses & grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna

About this book
Introduction to grasses
Identifying grasses
Quick reference
Grass species descriptions
Introduction to grazers
Identifying grazers
Grazers species descriptions
Pasture management
Glossary
Bibliography and further reading
Index to grasses
Index to grazers
General index