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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Range and wildlife habitat evaluation.
Washington, U.S. Forest Service; For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Govt. Print. Off., 1970
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||United States. Forest Service. Branch of Range and Wildlife Habitat Ecology and Management Research.|
|Notes:||Sponsored by the Branch of Range and Wildlife Habitat Ecology and Management Research, U.S. Forest Service.|
|Description:||viii, 220 pages illustrations 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Animal Production and Forage Qualtiy. pp. 1-36. Definition and components of forage quality. pp. 1. Nutrient requirements of livestock and small game. pp. 10. Manipulation of forage quality: Objectives, procedures, and economic considerations. pp. 19. Significance of forage quality as a tool in wildlife management. pp. 25. Forage quality and animal production: Some statistical problems. pp. 32. Factors Influencing Forage Quality. pp. 37-78. Environmental influences on nutritional value of forage plants. pp. 37. Comparative nutritive values of forage species. pp. 48. Effects of fertilization on quality of range forage. pp. 57. Objectionable characteristics of range plants. pp. 63. Supplementing range forage. pp. 71. Determining forage quality. pp. 79-92. Digestibility trials: in vivo techniques. pp. 79. Digestibility trials: in vitro techniques. pp. 85. Determining Animal Consumption. pp. 93-164. Relating vegetation measurements to forage composition by animals. pp. 93. Determining forage consumption by direct observation of domestic grazing animals. pp. 101. Direct observations of tamed deer to measure their consumption of natural forage. pp. 105. Chemical indicator techniques for determining range forage consumption. pp. 111. Water intake by cattle as a measure of forage intake and quality. pp. 120. Stomach content analyses: A comparison of the rumen vs. esophageal techniques. pp. 127. Stomach content analyses: Collections from wild herbivores and birds. pp. 133. Stomach content and fecal analysis: Methods of forage identification. pp. 146. Biological relations of rumen flora and fauna. pp. 159. Remote Sensing. pp. 16-198. Remote sensing: Review of principles and research in range and wildlife management. pp. 165. Practical applications of remote sensing in range resources development and management. pp. 179. 70-mm aerial photography--a remote sensing tool for wild land research and management. pp. 190. Animal census and other applications of remote sensing in wildlife management and habitat research in forested areas. pp. 1994. Range and Habitat Ecology--Status and Challenges. pp. 199-220. Range ecology in the Western United States. pp. 199. Current status of range ecology in the Southeast. pp. 207. An ecological classification proposal and its importance in land management. pp. 210. Use of ecological knowledge to improve big-game range. pp. 217. A model to incorporate soil survey and allotment analysis data into range management planning. pp. 219.|
|Series Title:||Miscellaneous publication (United States. Department of Agriculture), no. 1147.|