The characteristic of plants or plant parts that elicit a selective grazing or browsing response by animals. "Palatability" is controlled by the plant factors of chemical composition, proportion... read more
Forests established through the planting or sowing of seed by humans. Plantaion forests have the function to produce special forest products or they have been estahblished for protective purposed... read more
|Pastoralism, pastoral system||
The use of domestic animals as a primary means for obtaining resources from habitats.
An area devoted to producing forage (introduced or native); grass or other growing plants harvested by grazing and usually enclosed and separated from other areas by a fence or wall.
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... read more
A pasture consisting of introduced forage species planted for only one year or season's duration.
Land used for grazing on which the climax (natural potential) plant community is forest but which is used and managed primarily to produce native or naturalized plants for forage. Includes cutover... read more
A pasture (usually created) consisting mainly of introduced perennial plants which are permitted to remain for a number of years.
A pasture of introduced perennial and/or self-seeding annual species, comprising a unit in a rotation (deferred, rest, etc.) of 5 years duration or less.
Land used and managed primarily for producing adapted domesticated forage plants to be grazed by livestock. Management practices usually include one or more treatments such as reseeding,... read more
an undesirable contaminate (gas, liquid, noise, solid) which has been released into, and is now a part of, the environment. ... read more