Impacts of pastoral grazing on soil quality

Steve P. Cuttle

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This book aims to raise awareness among scientists and policy makers of the impacts that grazed grasslands have on the environment. There are 10 chapters entitled: (1) Greenhouse gas emissions; (2) Impacts of pastoral grazing on soil quality; (3) Land-water interactions: impacts on the aquatic environment; (4) Socio-economic issues in pasture-based farming; (5) Impact of livestock grazing on extensively managed grazing lands; (6) Environmental effect of sheep farming; (7) Pressures on beef grazing in mixed production farming; (8) The environmental impacts of non-irrigated, pasture-based dairy farming; (9) Impacts of irrigated dairying on the environment; and (10) The impact of hybrid dairy systems on air, soil and water quality: focus on nitrogen and phosphorus cycling.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnvironmental impacts of pasture-based farming
EditorsR. W. McDowell
PublisherCABI Publishing
Number of pages42
ISBN (Print)9781845934118
Publication statusPublished - 2008


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