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- Chamane, Sindiso; Kirkman, Kevin P; Morris, Craig; O’Connor, Tim G
- African journal of range & forage science 2019 v.36 no.4 pp. 191-195
- perennials, etc ; Gerbera; Hypoxis hemerocallidea; Themeda triandra; defoliation; field experimentation; forbs; grasses; grasslands; grazing; interspecific competition; livestock production; population dynamics; production technology; regrowth; species richness; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... The importance of maintaining biodiversity in natural grasslands under livestock production systems has been recognised. Forbs contribute more to species richness than grasses in South African grasslands. However, little is known about the impact of grazing and grass competition on the population dynamics of forbs. The aim of this study was to determine the response of three mesic grassland perenn ...