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In many Alpine countries, the use of mountain pastures for cattle is in decline, thus favouring the development of shrubs in these areas. The objectives of this study were to assess the herbage selection and landscape utilisation by suckler cows on a pasture located at 1,800 m a.s.l., and covered...

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Meisser, M.; Chassot, A.; Freléchoux, F.
Publisher
Agricultural Research and Education Center (AREC) Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Irdning, Austria
Citation
Grassland farming and land management systems in mountainous regions. Proceedings of the 16th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, Gumpenstein, Austria, 29th-31st August, 2011, 2011, pp 64-66
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A large number of plant taxa exists in the rangelands of Greece and most provide feed for livestock and wild life. Many rangeland plants are used for ornamental purposes, in turfgrasses for aesthetic and functional reasons, in medicine, in apiculture, as energy plants and for reclamation of...

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Kyriazopoulos, A. P.; Fotiadis, G.; Parissi, Z. M.; Abraham, E. M.
Publisher
Agricultural Research and Education Center (AREC) Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Irdning, Austria
Citation
Grassland farming and land management systems in mountainous regions. Proceedings of the 16th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, Gumpenstein, Austria, 29th-31st August, 2011, 2011, pp 505-507
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Around one million hectares have been afforested between 1994 and 1999 (ECC, 2004) due to European agro-environment policies (Regulation 2080/92) in Europe. Tree understory competition is one of the most important aspects that control tree growth after reforestation, which could be modified by the...

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Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Cuiña-Cotarelo, R.; Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.
Publisher
Agricultural Research and Education Center (AREC) Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Irdning, Austria
Citation
Grassland farming and land management systems in mountainous regions. Proceedings of the 16th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, Gumpenstein, Austria, 29th-31st August, 2011, 2011, pp 419-421
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Land use change, such as afforestation, has been one of the most important goals achieved in the last years at a European level. Promotion of afforestation and agroforestry systems can later affect biodiversity in either a positive or negative way. The objective of this work is to evaluate the...

Author(s)
Fernandez-Nuñez, E.; Rigueiro-Rodriguez, A.; Mosquera-Losada, M. R.
Publisher
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
Citation
Biodiversity and animal feed: future challenges for grassland production. Proceedings of the 22nd General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Uppsala, Sweden, 9-12 June 2008, 2008, pp 102-104

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