Animal production and livestock
Location: Vasse Research Station.
The background, aims and measurements have been detailed in previous annual reports (SEE 1987 Experimental Summary).
As in the previous 4 years of this trial the 1988 pasture measurements have confirmed the hypothesis that "increasing stocking rates" result in a reduction in pasture growth rates, and in turn a reduction in total annual pasture production.
Number of Pages
Albertsen, T. (1988), Sheep production systems on Mediterranean annual pastures.. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Report.