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Physical impact of grazing by sheep in the Nama Karoo subshrub/grass rangeland of South Africa on litter and dung distribution (

  • 2008
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 38
G. van N. du Toit, H.A. Snyman and P.J. Malan Page: 326 - 330

The direct short-term impact of three rates of stocking (4, 8 and 16 Small Stock Units/ha) on arid Nama Karoo vegetation (shrub/grass) was quantified in terms of dung distribution and trampling. Grazing, by mature Merino wethers took place for one…

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