Grasses & Grazers of Botswana

Veronica Roodt

An accessible reference to the grasses and grazers of this region, Veronica Roodt's book details the fascinating ways in which these plants and animals have evolved together.
Date Published :
September 2015
Publisher :
Penguin Random House South Africa
Language:
English
Illustration :
610 photographs and drawings
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781775841159
Pages : 344
Dimensions : 9 X 6.5 inches
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$23.00

Overview
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An accessible reference to the grasses and grazers of this region, Veronica Roodt’s book details the fascinating ways in which these plants and animals have evolved together. The book addresses:
• the role of grasses in the food chain
• grass anatomy and growth
• 98 grass species (includes sketches and photographs of each species) that are preferred livestock and wild game fodder and that serve as indicators of veld condition
• how grazers have evolved to survive on grasses, both physically and in terms of their behavior
• significant grazers that occur in the region and that play a vital role in shaping the savanna biome, and
• effective grassland management practices.

Nature lovers, farmers, students and tourists who seek an in-depth look at the interactions between grasses and the grazers that depend on them for life need look no further than this invaluable guide.

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