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Vegetation ecology of dambos around Choma, Zambia, 1976-1979

S. Heery

Vegetation ecology of dambos around Choma, Zambia, 1976-1979

by S. Heery

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Published by Research Branch, Dept. of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Development in [Lusaka] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia,
  • Choma District.
    • Subjects:
    • Pasture ecology -- Zambia -- Choma District.,
    • Grassland ecology -- Zambia -- Choma District.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDambos around Choma, Zambia, 1976-1979.
      Statementby S. Heery.
      SeriesResearch memorandum ;, no. 27, Research memorandum (Zambia. Dept. of Agriculture. Research Branch) ;, no. 27.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB202.Z33 H43 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination67 p., [12] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3157911M
      LC Control Number82980486

        Welcome to the main entry page. The purpose of this part of the site is to provide detailed information about the vascular plant species of the Zambia flora. All families, genera and species which are purely cultivated in Zambia are excluded. Checklists of cultivated plants are available on the List of cultivated plants page. It fits well in mixed cropping systems found in many parts of Zambia. References. FAO. Traditional food plants. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy. Johansson, E. Cultivated, semi-cultivated and wild leaf-vegetables used in Zambia. A pilot investigation for the regional SADCC genebank programme.

      Detrended correspondence analysis was used to study the relationships between environmental factors and the species composition of vegetation on Zambezi River alluvium downstream of the Kariba hydroelectric dam. Grass, sedge and woody species were recorded in 73 stands in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe. Grass and sedge species composition was related to the soil moisture regime, as . OF PLANTS OF THE MID-LUANGWA VALLEY, ZAMBIA W.L. ASTLE12, P.S.M. PHERI2 & S.D. PRINCE3 department of Biology, University of Zambia, Box , Lusaka, Zambia department of Geography, University of Maryland, College Park, MD , USA SUMMARY A vernacular-scientific plant name dictionary to accompany the Checklist of the flowering.

      vegetation assessment of the Ib and Ba landtypes by Coetzee et a/. () overlaps with this study area but does not specifically refer to urban natural areas. The vegetation of the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve (Bredenkamp & Theron , ) also shows resemblance with the vegetation . Climate Change, Agriculture and Agro-Eco Regions of Zambia, A Review. ZaAS Page 1 J S Phiri, E Moonga, O Mwangase, G Chipeta ADAPTATION OF ZAMBIAN AGRICULTURE TO CLIMATE CHANGE- A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THE UTILISATION OF THE AGRO-ECOLOGICAL REGIONS A Review For Policy Makers.


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