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grasses and grasslands of Oklahoma

grasses and grasslands of Oklahoma

status of current research on the native and introduced grasses of the State : a symposium

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Published by Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation in Ardmore, Okla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oklahoma
    • Subjects:
    • Grasses -- Oklahoma -- Congresses.,
    • Grasslands -- Oklahoma -- Congresses.,
    • Range management -- Oklahoma -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementsponsored by the Oklahoma Academy of Science and the Agricultural Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, held at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, Oklahoma, November 12, 1976 ; editors, James R. Estes and Ronald J. Tyrl.
      SeriesAnnals of the Oklahoma Academy of Science ;, publication no. 6
      ContributionsEstes, James R., Tyrl, Ronald J., Oklahoma Academy of Science., Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation. Agricultural Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB202.U6 G73 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 182 p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4278451M
      LC Control Number78304291

      Details about The grasses and grasslands of Oklahoma: Status of current research on the native. No obvious damage to the book cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. Some identifying marks on. The grassland biome is defined by large expanses of grasses. The three types of grasslands are tall grasslands with grasses up to five feet tall, short grasslands with grasses 8 to inches tall and mixed grasslands. Grasslands occur on all continents except Antarctica but are declining worldwide.

      The grasslands are mesmerizing and we visited when the grass was young and short - we will return in September when the grass reaches 10 feet! The bison herds are immense, stretching from horizon to horizon, like 2 centuries ago/5(31).   Grasses and Grasslands. Systematics and Ecology.J. R. Estes, R. J. Tyrl and J. N. Brunken, editors. pp. ISBN University of Oklahoma Press Cited by: This book brings together information on the contrasting characteristics, condition, present use and problems of the world's main natural grasslands. Since grassland is commercialized through the grazing animal, particular attention is paid to the livestock production systems associated with each main type. Grazing resources are more than simply edible herbage: many other factors have to be.

      The Great Plains is often referred to as the American Serengeti. The million acres stretching from Canada to Mexico once had an abundance of wildlife unmatched anywhere else in North America. The symbiotic relationship between wildlife and the grasslands is what makes this place so special. Deep-rooted perennial grasses keep the deep soils intact and feed the abundant grazers including elk. The past decade has seen a revival of biologists' interests in grasslands, and the results are papers, books, and symposia on grassland plants and ecosystems. This book is the product of a symposium at the thirtieth annual meeting of the Amercan Institute of Biological Science at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, and as such will appeal mostly to : Robert B. Kaul. Oklahoma’s large and varied landforms include mountains, plains, mesas, and prairies and wide rivers, rocky creeks, and dozens of lakes. Pine forests in southeastern Oklahoma contrast with short grasses in Western Oklahoma’s high plains, tall grasses in the Osage Hills, and File Size: 1MB.


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