Effect of grazing by cattle on the abundance of grasshoppers on fescue grassland.

@article{Holmes1979EffectOG,
  title={Effect of grazing by cattle on the abundance of grasshoppers on fescue grassland.},
  author={Neil Devlin Holmes and D. S. Smith and Alexander Johnston},
  journal={Journal of Range Management},
  year={1979},
  volume={32},
  pages={310-311}
}
Grasshoppers were collected annually from 1970 to 1976 in late August from experimental fields of fescue rangeland that had been grazed by cattle at four rates of intensity. Sixteen species of grasshoppers were found but only four species constituted 90% of the population. Chorthippus longicornis, Melanoplus sanguinipes, Aeropedellus cluvatus, Neopodismopsis abdominalis, and M. bivittatus were more abundant on the lightly and moderately grazed fields, whereas M. dawsoni, M. gladstoni and M… 
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