Authors

H J. Pringle

Publication Date

9-1994

DAFWA Collections

Animal production and livestock, Natural resources

Series Number

22/94

Abstract

This report commences with a brief section in which rangeland survey information is put into a pastoral management context. It then describes the environment in terms of types of rangeland and climate. Types of rangeland are described in terms of pasture types, land systems and land types. A pasture type is a kind of land at a plant community or landform scale. It is what is seen out of the window of a vehicle and what monitoring sites are located on. A land system can be seen as a pattern of pasture types in a characteristic position in the landscape. Similar land systems are grouped into land types - these may be easier to deal with on a station plan if there are many land systems present.

Number of Pages

138

Keywords

North eastern goldfields region (W.A.), Range pastures. Range management, Western Australia, Goldfields region (W.A.), Western Australia

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