Range Management

Author: Jerry Holechek
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780130200341
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The purpose of this text is to introduce readers to the science of range management, coupling the latest concepts and technology with proven traditional approaches. In addition to being an excellent reference for professional range managers, ranchers, wildlife biologists soil scientists, and the growing segment of the public interested in natural resource management, "Range Management: Principles and Practices, 4/e," is the ideal core text for courses in Range Management offered at colleges and universities. This fourth edition retains its sound, insightful overview of the fundamentals of this important field while offering the most current information available with regard to recent research and changes. Significant new material has been added on Stocking Rate, Grazing Intensity, Grazing Methods, Livestock Distribution Improvement, Multiple-Use Range Management, Range Management in Developing Countries, and Future trends in range Management.

Rangeland Ecology And Management

Author: Harold Heady
Publisher: Westview Press
ISBN: 9780813337999
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"Over the last two decades the science of range management, like many other resource disciplines, has embraced and integrated environmental concerns in the field, the laboratory, and policy. Rangeland"

Home Land

Author: Laura Pritchett
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
ISBN: 9781555664008
Size: 33.65 MB
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essays on new approaches to ranching and preserving western lands

North American Wildland Plants Third Edition

Author: James Stubbendieck
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 1496200918
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North American Wildland Plants contains descriptions of the salient characteristics of the most important wildland plants of North America. This comprehensive reference assists individuals with limited botanical knowledge as well as natural resource professionals in identifying wildland plants. The two hundred species of wildland plants in this book were selected because of their abundance, desirability, or poisonous properties. Each illustration has been enhanced with labels pointing to key characteristics to facilitate the identification of unknown plants. Each plant description includes plant characteristics, an illustration of the plant with enlarged parts, and a general distribution map for North America. Each species description includes nomenclature; life span; origin; season of growth; inflorescence, flower or spikelet, or other reproductive parts; vegetative parts; and growth characteristics. Brief notes are included on habitat; livestock losses; and historic, food, and medicinal uses. This third edition contains additional refinements in the nomenclature, distribution, illustrations, and descriptions of plants.

Rangeland Systems

Author: David D. Briske
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319467093
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This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 2.5 license. This book provides an unprecedented synthesis of the current status of scientific and management knowledge regarding global rangelands and the major challenges that confront them. It has been organized around three major themes. The first summarizes the conceptual advances that have occurred in the rangeland profession. The second addresses the implications of these conceptual advances to management and policy. The third assesses several major challenges confronting global rangelands in the 21st century. This book will compliment applied range management textbooks by describing the conceptual foundation on which the rangeland profession is based. It has been written to be accessible to a broad audience, including ecosystem managers, educators, students and policy makers. The content is founded on the collective experience, knowledge and commitment of 80 authors who have worked in rangelands throughout the world. Their collective contributions indicate that a more comprehensive framework is necessary to address the complex challenges confronting global rangelands. Rangelands represent adaptive social-ecological systems, in which societal values, organizations and capacities are of equal importance to, and interact with, those of ecological processes. A more comprehensive framework for rangeland systems may enable management agencies, and educational, research and policy making organizations to more effectively assess complex problems and develop appropriate solutions.

Guide To Financial Management

Author: The Economist
Publisher: The Economist
ISBN: 1541730100
Size: 35.14 MB
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A practical and accessible overview of the fundamentals of business finance--now in its third edition. Managers are constantly expected to make decisions that reflect a full understanding of the financial consequences. In the absence of formal training, few people are prepared for the responsibilities of dealing with management reports, budgets, and capital proposals, and find themselves embarrassed by their lack of understanding. This book is a practical guide to understanding and managing financial responsibilities. Each chapter examines actual tasks managers have to do, from "how to assemble a budget," "how to read variances on a report," to "how to construct a proposal to invest in new equipment," exploring the principles that can be applied to each task, illustrating practical ways these principles are used, and providing guidance for implementation. Guide to Financial Management will help readers understand financial jargon, financial statements, management accounts, performance measures, budgeting, costing, pricing, decision-making, and investment appraisal. This third edition has been fully revised and expanded with detailed examples from 100 leading businesses around the world.

Environmental And Natural Resource Economics

Author: Frank A. Ward
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131131637
Size: 15.45 MB
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The aim of this book is to provide an introduction to environmental and natural resource issues and to describe economic theories and methods used by experts working in the field. Case Studies Comprehensive treatment of a wide range of environmental and natural resource issues.A real life introduction to each chapter engages the reader in the application of the topic at hand.Unique chapter on environmental justice. Consultants or other professionals who works with economic analysis of environmental policy.

Soil Science And Management

Author: Edward Plaster
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285667484
Size: 62.80 MB
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Gain a practical understanding of soil properties and the soil management techniques most important for the effective use of soils with SOIL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT, 6E. This non-technical, reader-friendly book details all aspects of effective soil usage, including management techniques, composition, fertility, erosion, conservation,and irrigation in this practical guide. This edition highlights horticultural uses of soil as well as the latest green methodologies in both agricultural and horticultural practice from the perspective of farmers, horticulturalists, environmentalists and others who are concerned about how soils work and how they can be used most effectively. This edition further examines nutrient management and best practices with the latest updates on legal issues and government programs that make it a useful resource now and invaluable reference for the future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Stephens Detection And Evaluation Of Adverse Drug Reactions

Author: John Talbot
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119952107
Size: 68.92 MB
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Written with practitioners in mind, this new edition of Stephen’s Detection of Adverse Drug Reactions: Principle and Practice continues to be one of the corner stones of the pharmaceutical medicine list. The classic text covers the issues and problems involved in the detection of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) throughout the life cycle of a medicine from animal studies through to clinical trials, its introduction to the market, followed by wide clinical use, and eventual decline in use or withdrawal. The sixth edition is completely revised and updated including five new chapters on pharmacogenomics, ADRs with herbal medicines, safety of medical devices, safety issues with oncology drugs, and economic aspects of ADRs. All tables and web information needed in order to practice are included to make this sixth edition a complete primer for the new practitioner and a reference for the more experienced.

Range Management Principles And Practices

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467234818
Size: 50.53 MB
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Range Management , Principles and Practices. In this book, you will learn topics such as Rangeland Physical Characteristics, Description of Rangeland Types, Range Plant Physiology, and Range Ecology plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.