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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1976
    Kenya, Brazil, Italy
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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    France, Zambia, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Australia, Greece, Guinea, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Colombia, Panama, Kenya, Jordan, Philippines, Libya, Italy, Botswana, Netherlands, Argentina, Sudan, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America

    Extensive grazing is the predominant form of land use on at least a quarter of the world’s land surface, in which livestock are raised on food that comes mainly from rangelands. Extensive grazing differs from crop or forestry production, in which the produce remains in situ whilst growing. Evaluation for extensive grazing, unlike that for cropping or forestry, must take into account the production of both grazing forage, termed primary production, and the livestock that feed on this forage, termed secondary production.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1976
    Belgium, Europe

    This bulletin gives an overview of the ninth session of the working party on Soil Classification and Survey of the European Commission on Agriculture that took place in Ghent, Belgium, in september 1973. It presents the papers, discussions and recommendations developed during the meeting. A methodology of land evaluation is being developed in FAO and will be used for the interpretation of the FAO/UNESCO Soil Map of the World with a view to making a global evaluation of the land resources available for agricultural development.

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