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Guide to grasses of South Africa

by Frits Van Oudtshoorn

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Published by BRIZA Publikasies in Arcadia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Grasses -- South Africa -- Identification.,
    • Grasses -- South Africa -- Pictorial works.,
    • Grasses -- South Africa -- Utilization.,
    • Forage plants -- South Africa -- Identification.,
    • Soil-binding plants -- South Africa -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Other titlesGrasses of South Africa.
      Statement[Frits van Oudtshoorn ; photos, Eben van Wyk].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK495.G74 V25 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination301 p. :
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1494951M
      ISBN 100620165391
      LC Control Number93169732

      There are many different types of grasslands all over South Africa and in Gauteng we have Egoli Granite Grassland which occurs nowhere else. There are many species of grasses that occur throughout South Africa and each species has been given an ecological status which groups similar types of grass together based on their reaction to grazing. The Grasses and Pastures of South Africa Part. 1. A Guide to the Identification of Grasses in South Africa, By Lucy K.A. Chippindall. Part 2. Pasture Management in South Africa Published: Central News Agency, Cape Town, Edition: First edition.

      This detailed and comprehensive guide to the snakes indigenous to southern Africa covers all essential aspects of snake biology and behaviour. Now in its second edition, A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa has been updated, revised and expanded to include at least 11 newly discovered and 30 re-classified species and sub-species. Grasses of Namibia have been covered in numerous publica-tions in southern Africa as well as Namibia, for example, those by Müller () and Walter and Volk (). Much of the information in these publications was derived from southern Africa. Our aim with this book is to provide information fromFile Size: 1MB.

      Field guide to trees of Southern Africa. Afri ca. Sin ce the book usually with tall stems up to 2 m high but sometimes as low as m. A. afra is a common species in South Africa with Author: Rishan Singh. Some 18 vascular plant species occur within South Africa's boundaries, of which 80% occur nowhere else. More plant species occur within 22 hectares (ha) of the Table Mountain National Park (formerly the Cape Peninsula National Park), than the whole of the British Isles or New Zealand. Grasslands and savannah cover much of South Africa.


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Grasses were Customer Reviews. Biography. Frits van Oudtshoorn's interest in grasses, and nature in general, started at an early age on the farm where. Guide to Grasses of Southern Africa is the only full color guide to the common grasses of southern Africa and includes descriptions of the most important grasses in southern Africa.

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Book Reviews Identification Guide to Southern African Grasses: an Identification Manual with Keys, Descriptions and Distributions. Frits van Oudtshoorn Africa Land-Use Training, Modimolle, South Africa Correspondence [email protected] Pages Published online: 21 Dec Cited by: 1.

Forage plants Grasses Identification Nature / Plants Nature / Plants / General Pictorial works Science / Life Sciences / Botany Soil-binding plants South Africa Utilization:.

The purpose of Frits van Oudtshoorn's Guide to Grasses of southern Africa is to educate people on an important subject with the aid of a practical book. What is the important subject. The important subject is grasses, naturally, but particularly the important role that they play in nature and in our lives.

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