Relationship between pastoralists' evaluation of rangeland state and vegetation threshold changes in Mongolian rangelands.

Abstract

Applying the threshold concept to rangeland management is an important challenge in semi-arid and arid regions. Threshold recognition and prediction is necessary to enable local pastoralists to prevent the occurrence of an undesirable state that would result from unsustainable grazing pressure, but this requires a better understanding of the pastoralists… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00267-014-0341-8

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