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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Products may be identified by proprietary or trade names to help readers identify particular types of products but this is not, and is not intended to be, an endorsement or recommendation of any product or manufacturer referred to... As we improved the fencing we were able to manipulate and control the grazing, using mobs of between 3,000-12,000 goats in paddocks that ranged in size from 1200-4000 hectares keeping them there while they were browsing on the thick woody plants and moving them out when they started to graze the ground cover... When their movements are constrained by fencing, goats utilise their capacity to consume a wide spectrum of the vegetation on offer and unless adequate and effective rest from grazing is provided, land degradation will occur as illustrated in Figure 7...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Front screen from CSIRO Publishing web site "GRASSY WOODLANDS are under severe pressure from agricultural development in eastern Australia, but the related problems of land degradation and species decline have been most noticeable in the cropping lands of south-east Australia," says CSIRO ecologist Sue McIntyre... A new book published by CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Managing and Conserving Grassy Woodlands , and edited by Dr McIntyre, presents property owners with a set of principles designed to ensure farming in those areas is environmentally sustainable... The principles discussed in the book are based on studies of the relatively harmonious relationship between commercial grazing concerns and native ecosystems that has existed in south-east Queensland for more than a century...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Front screen from CSIRO Publishing web site "GRASSY WOODLANDS are under severe pressure from agricultural development in eastern Australia, but the related problems of land degradation and species decline have been most noticeable in the cropping lands of south-east Australia," says CSIRO ecologist Sue McIntyre... A new book published by CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Managing and Conserving Grassy Woodlands , and edited by Dr McIntyre, presents property owners with a set of principles designed to ensure farming in those areas is environmentally sustainable... The principles discussed in the book are based on studies of the relatively harmonious relationship between commercial grazing concerns and native ecosystems that has existed in south-east Queensland for more than a century...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Front screen from CSIRO Publishing web site "GRASSY WOODLANDS are under severe pressure from agricultural development in eastern Australia, but the related problems of land degradation and species decline have been most noticeable in the cropping lands of south-east Australia," says CSIRO ecologist Sue McIntyre... A new book published by CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Managing and Conserving Grassy Woodlands , and edited by Dr McIntyre, presents property owners with a set of principles designed to ensure farming in those areas is environmentally sustainable... The principles discussed in the book are based on studies of the relatively harmonious relationship between commercial grazing concerns and native ecosystems that has existed in south-east Queensland for more than a century...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Rabbits eat pastures and crops, compete with native animals, destroy the landscape and are a primary cause of soil erosion - preventing regeneration of native vegetation... All varieties of rabbit including domestic breeds are Class 2 declared pest animals under Queensland legislation... Ripping is successful because warrens can rarely be reopened and rabbits are unable to recolonise these areas...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Rabbits eat pastures and crops, compete with native animals, destroy the landscape and are a primary cause of soil erosion - preventing regeneration of native vegetation... All varieties of rabbit including domestic breeds are Class 2 declared pest animals under Queensland legislation... Ripping is successful because warrens can rarely be reopened and rabbits are unable to recolonise these areas...
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