Dynamics of sahelian pastures in relation to drought and grazing

@article{Breman2004DynamicsOS,
  title={Dynamics of sahelian pastures in relation to drought and grazing},
  author={H. Breman and A. Ciss{\'e}},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={301-315}
}
  • H. Breman, A. Cissé
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Oecologia
  • SummaryThe dynamics of the vegetation were studied in the transition zone from the savannah to the Sahel in order to distinguish between the influence of the recent drought and the influence of overgrazing on the natural rangelands. The drought affected especially the different plant species at the northern limit of their habitat. It is, however, not well possible to speak of a sahelisation of the savannah, since the species in regression were replaced by invaders, like Borreria spp, and not by… CONTINUE READING
    40 Citations

    Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper

    Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

    Effects of grazing on plant species composition and spatial distribution in rangelands of the Sahel
    • 104
    Sahelian rangeland response to changes in rainfall over two decades in the Gourma region, Mali
    • 95
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Desertification in the Sahel: a reinterpretation
    • 173
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 13 REFERENCES
    The Expanding Sahara
    • 44
    DESERTIFICATION DE L'AFRIQUE TROPICALE SÈCHE
    • 46
    • Highly Influential
    Influence de l ' Exploitation sur la Qualite d ' un P ~ turage SoudanoSahelien
    • 1976
    La capacit 6 de charge maximale des pfiturages maliens
    • 1975
    A review of desertification in Africawater , vegetation and man
    • Recherches 6 coiogiques sur une savane sahelienne du Ferlo septentrional , Senegal , Influence de la secheresse de l ' annee 1972 - 1973 sur la strate ligneuse
    • 1974
    Desertification in the African Environment
    • 29