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Soil analysis aids grazing management in Humboldt County

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D. W. Cooper
H. F. Heady, University of California

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California Agriculture 18(6):4-5.

Published June 01, 1964

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Abstract

Animal grazing preferences, soil nitrogen, soil moisture, and herbage production were studied over a seven-year period in Humboldt County in an attempt to explain differential grazing. Animals obviously were selecting and sometimes overgrazing forages on certain soil series more than others. The less preferred areas frequently were undergrazed.

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Chemical analyses of soil samples were made in conjunction with the soil-vegetation survey.

Soil analysis aids grazing management in Humboldt County

D. W. Cooper, H. F. Heady
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Soil analysis aids grazing management in Humboldt County

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Authors

D. W. Cooper
H. F. Heady, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 18(6):4-5.

Published June 01, 1964

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Animal grazing preferences, soil nitrogen, soil moisture, and herbage production were studied over a seven-year period in Humboldt County in an attempt to explain differential grazing. Animals obviously were selecting and sometimes overgrazing forages on certain soil series more than others. The less preferred areas frequently were undergrazed.

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Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Chemical analyses of soil samples were made in conjunction with the soil-vegetation survey.


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