Australian Rangelands

Includes full-text resources emanating from a complete set of Australian Rangelands Society Proceedings, journal articles from The Rangelands Journal (published by CSIRO Publishing for the Australian Rangelands Society), videos and other resources abou the extensive rangelands of Australia. 

Contact
Australian Rangeland Society
Address: 
Bob Shepherd
14 Gauvin Street
Charter Towers QLD 4820
Australia
Total Entries in Collection: 
1964

Records in Collection

Published: 1990
Australia's rangelands are viewed as renewable natural resources which have, in large part, deteriorated considerably since grazing commenced with domestic livestock. It is stressed that this decline in pastoral value is continuing and it is...
Published: 1990
There is a growing community awareness and concern over the extent of physical degradation of rangeland resources. However, the existence of physical degradation does not necessarily provide a compelling economic argument for either private...
Published: 1990
Abstract not available
Published: 1990
The potential for the establishment of a kangaroo industry in Western Australia based on meat and skins was examined by assessing the likely acceptability of the products of the industry and their market potential. Available evidence indicated that...
Published: 1990
We investigated the vegetation of two active floodplains and associated stable landforms over a period of seven years, paying particular attention to the types of soil surfaces on which the plants grew. Long -lived trees were established on stable...
Published: 1990
The grazing of domestic livestock has commonly led to decline in productivity and stability of rangeland pastures. Palatable perennial grasses decrease, ephemeral forbs increase, and inedible shrubs invade, lowering efficiency of animal prodcution....
Published: 1990
Most rangelands users are well aware of the crucial role played by the quality and location of waterpoints in pastoral paddocks. Research over recent years has helped us to quantify this role. Today we can predict the general patterns of long term...
Published: 1990
The aim of this programme is to increase the level of financial skills among producers in western Queensland, thereby enhancing profitability and sustainable production in the region. Specific aims are to: (a) Help prevent liquidity problems among...
Published: 1990
Annual barley grass (Hordeum leporinum) causes significant production, management and health problems for the sheep industry. Pasture composition nas changed as this grass has invaded large areas of the Riverina in NSW. The yearly cost of barley...
Published: 1990
A reasonable knowledge now exists about Australian rangeland species, soils and climate. The herbaceous layer is the key to pastoral production, pasture condition and potential land degradation. The herb plants, including grasses, provide ground...
Published: 1990
As a result of recent technological improvements, contour furrowing has become the accepted method of reclaiming scalds in semi -arid far western New South Wales. Landholders in the Broken Hill district now support a full time commercial...
Published: 1990
Many areas within semi -arid western NSW have been adversely affected by the encroachment of woody weeds. In some areas the density of woody weeds has increased to the point where pasture growth is severely impeded in most years. A number of...
Published: 1990
Abstract not available.
Published: 1996
Weed management in Australian rangelands encounters a wide variety of ecosystems, a diversity of plant species that are weeds from some perspective, and severe socio-economic constraints. Although this combi- nation of factors suggests that ecology...