Pastures: Dynamics, Economics and Management (Agriculture by Natalie T. Prochazka

By Natalie T. Prochazka

Offers learn facts within the learn of pastures, together with rainforest regeneration in deserted pastures of Southeast Mexico; pastures in temperate weather zones and the U.S. western Gulf Coast area; and, a dialogue of the dynamic price of pasture levels in extensive agriculture and the restorative means of pastures.

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Legend as follows: Inga sp. trees (straight line), Ficus sp. trees (dotted line), shrub species (open circles), pioneer tree species (dark circles), mature tree species (dark squares). ), Term (Terminalia amazonia), Trema (Trema micrantha), and Tricho (Trichospermum galleottii). Rainforest Regeneration in Abandoned Pastures of Southeast Mexico 29 Seed Bank A total of 61 seedlings emerged from the sampled seed bank. Most seedlings were found in the canopy of Ficus trees (85%), while the rest were recorded in the canopy of the Inga trees.

Given that no single species was found across all studied regenerative communities, species replacement occurs dynamically throughout the dispersal and colonization processes. The potential seed sources in this study were the adjacent forest fragments to each of the studied pastures; however, other studies have demonstrated seed rain can be local or foreign, in the latter case when seeds come from further potential seed sources (Duncan & Chapman 1999; Martínez-Garza & González-Montagut 1999). g.

Connell, J. H. and R. O. Slatyer. 1977. Mechanisms of succession in natural communities and their role in community stability and organization. The American Naturalist, 111 (982): 1119-1144. Córdova, B. 1985. Demografía de árboles tropicales. , eds. Investigaciones sobre la regeneración de selvas en Veracruz, México, Vol. II. Alhambra, México. 103-128 p. Corzo-Domínguez, A. 2007. Efecto de la remoción de semillas en el reclutamiento de plántulas en diferentes ambientes sucesionales en la región lacandona, México.

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