The influence of climate and soils on the distribution of four African grasses

@article{Cox1988TheIO,
  title={The influence of climate and soils on the distribution of four African grasses},
  author={J. Randolph Cox and Martha H. Martin-R. and Fernando A. Ibarra-F. and J. H. Fourie and Norman F. G. Rethman and Douglas Wilcox},
  journal={Journal of Range Management},
  year={1988},
  volume={41},
  pages={127-139}
}
Around 1900 temperate and semidesert grassland productivity declined, soil erosion increased, and drought destabilized the livestock industry in the northern and southern hemispheres. As government leaders throughout the world began to recognize the importance of grassland productivity and soil conservation, a massive experiment began to evolve. Government and private individuals collected seed from every continent, and planted seed at experimental stations and ranches in their respective… 

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