Rotation grazing as a conservation management tool: Vegetation changes after six years of application in a salt marsh ecosystem

Rotation grazing as a conservation management tool: Vegetation changes after six years of... •Rotation grazing followed by a fallow year may be beneficial for plant diversity.•Empirical evidence for its impact on biodiversity is so far rare.•We compared impact of rotation grazing on vegetation with four traditional regimes.•Effects rotation on vegetation similar to low density grazing by cattle or horses.•Applicability of rotation depends on conservation body's resources and aims. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment Elsevier

Rotation grazing as a conservation management tool: Vegetation changes after six years of application in a salt marsh ecosystem

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
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0167-8809
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10.1016/j.agee.2017.05.023
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Abstract

•Rotation grazing followed by a fallow year may be beneficial for plant diversity.•Empirical evidence for its impact on biodiversity is so far rare.•We compared impact of rotation grazing on vegetation with four traditional regimes.•Effects rotation on vegetation similar to low density grazing by cattle or horses.•Applicability of rotation depends on conservation body's resources and aims.

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Agriculture, Ecosystems & EnvironmentElsevier

Published: Aug 1, 2017

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