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Impact of cattle on conservation land licensed for grazing in South Westland, New Zealand

@inproceedings{Timmins2002ImpactOC,
  title={Impact of cattle on conservation land licensed for grazing in South Westland, New Zealand},
  author={S. Timmins},
  year={2002}
}
  • S. Timmins
  • Published 2002
  • Geography
  • Making use of existing fences as ready-made exclosures, this study aimed to assess the long-term effects of cattle grazing on forest margins. Results indicated: 1) that cattle browsing and trampling has an impact on vegetation species composition, structure and regeneration; 2) that the effects of a particular grazing regime may take many decades to dissipate; and 3) that the impacts of cattle change with stock intensity. Some plant species appeared to be highly palatable to cattle and only… CONTINUE READING
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