Karoo Veld - Ecology and Management

Karoo Veld - Ecology and Management

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Esler, K.J., Milton , S.J. & Dean, W.R.J. 2006 (reprinted 2010). Karoo Veld - Ecology and ManagementBriza Press, Pretoria.  224 pages. (English)

ISBN 1 875093 52 4 

Esler, K.J., Milton , S.J. & Dean, W.R.J. 2006 (herdruk 2010). Karoo Veld – Ecologie en bestuurBriza Press, Pretoria.  224 pages. (Afrikaans)

ISBN 1 875093 55 9 

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                 Table of contents

PART 1 Karoo Veld Ecology

Environment and Veld

Grazing capacity

The natural capital of the Karoo

Soil and habitat health

Vegetation change

 

PART 2 Karoo Veld Management

Management philosophy

Livestock grazing management

Game management

Veld and rehabilitation

 

PART 3 Quick multi-criterion veld assessment

Objective grazing capacity assessment

Keeping grazing records

Examples of Karoo veld from good to degraded

 

PART 4 Appendices

A: Glossary of terms

B: Palatability and grazing

C: Invasive alien plants

D: Large stock unit equivalents

E: Books and pamphlets

F: Consultants

G: Picture list of common Karoo plants