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pasture management
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The application of practices to keep pasture plants growing actively over as long a period as possible so that they will provide palatable feed of high nutritive value; to encourage the growth of desirable grasses and legumes while crowding out weeds, brush, and inferior grasses.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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Broader Term
land management
Related Term
grazing management
pastures
Spanish
manejo de pasto
Term Number
43784