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In grazing trials at Hurley in Mar.-Oct. 1984, mixed Trifolium repens cv. Huia/Lolium perenne cv. S23 swards were continuously grazed by sheep to main...Read more
Many ecological studies and applications involve measuring the height of grassland swards. An evaluation was made of the practicality, accuracy and co...Read more
Encouraging geese onto pasture where they cause less conflict with agriculture than when on arable crops was investigated. The grazing intensity of wi...Read more
The utilization of the tussock-forming grass Nardus stricta was investigated in controlled grazing experiments in which various sward heights of betwe...Read more
Measurements were made to determine the balance between photosynthesis, animal intake and the losses of matter in swards maintained by 'lenient' conti...Read more
Maleic hydrazide and mefluidide significantly retarded growth of a mixed sward dominated by Festuca rubra, Agrostis spp., Poa spp., Dactylis glomerata...Read more
Perennial ryegrass swards were continuously grazed by sheep. One sward was grazed to maintain an LAI (lamina) close to 1.0 ('hard' grazed) and a 2nd s...Read more
In the South Downs and South Wessex Downs (southern England), designated an Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA) in 1987 and 1993, respectively, farme...Read more
With changes in the agricultural policy for rural areas in the UK there is increased interest in the development of management protocols for indigenou...Read more
Agricultural management of grassland in lowland Britain has changed fundamentally in the last 50 years, resulting in spatial and structural uniformity...Read more