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Fine-scale spatial and seasonal rangeland use by cattle in a foot-and-mouth disease control zones

Abstract:

Overgrazing of ranglands and foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) are persistent problems in the communal lands bordering the Kruger National Park (KNP) and the adjacent private game reserves in South Africa. Improved livestock management is needed to address these problems, and detailed understanding of cattle ranging behaviour in the FMD control zones is central to improving livestock management. We used environmental data on seasonal variation in forage quality (nitrogen content) and quantity (bio...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.agee.2017.01.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
Philippe Wiener-Maurice Anspach Foundation More from this funder
Belgian Science Policy More from this funder
A European and South African Partnership on Heritage and Past More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment Journal website
Volume:
239
Pages:
161-172
Publication date:
2017-01-05
Acceptance date:
2017-01-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-2305
ISSN:
0167-8809
Pubs id:
pubs:675495
URN:
uri:d8fa41b5-61e6-4666-8e8a-de79e2173f6d
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uuid:d8fa41b5-61e6-4666-8e8a-de79e2173f6d
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pubs:675495

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