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pastures
Subject Category
A Farms and Farming Systems
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
An area devoted to the production of forage (introduced or native) and harvested by grazing.
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
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/5373.rdf
Scope Note
Use for agricultural land for grazing livestock; for grasslands primarily grown for making hay USE meadows.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/5373
Used For
paddocks
range pastures
Broader Term
agricultural land
Narrower Term
irrigated pastures
sown pastures
tropical pastures
Related Term
grazing
meadows
pasture management
pasture plants
rangelands
stand characteristics
sward
Spanish
pastizales
Term Number
5373