Overview:Guide to grasses of Southern Africa - The grass family, known as Poaceae, is probably the most important plant family on earth. Grasses were the first food plants to be cultivated by man. Grass crops, such as maize, wheat, rice and sugarcane are still our most important food source to farm animals and the large herds of grazing animals in the wild. The identification of grasses becomes important during land management as the various grass species differ in their grazing value and other ecological functions. Furthermore, weedy grasses react differently to different herbicides and therefore need to be correctly identified. This title, Guide to grasses of southern Africa, is the most comprehensive colour identification guide to the common grasses of southern Africa and includes, among others, the following features: descriptions and illustrations of the 320 most important grasses in southern Africa, an easy-to-use grass identification key, more than 1 000 excellent photographs in full colour, thirteen short, fully illustrated introductory chapters with general information on grasses, common names of grasses in indigenous languages, icons that enable the reader to obtain certain information at a glance.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726868-9781920217358. It was written by the following authors: Frits van Oudtshoorn. Book Guide to grasses of Southern Africa, which can be read online, published by the company: Briza. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Popular Science, Technology, Science, Home, Garden, Medicine, Nature. The book was published on 2012-11-22 00:00:00. It has 288 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 795 g. File for download Guide to grasses of Southern Africa has PDF format and is called guide-to-grasses-of-southern-africa.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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