Long term responses of Astrebla spp. (Mitchell grass) tussocks to rainfall in north-western Queensland

Orr, D.M.
Phelps, D.G.
Australian Rangeland Society
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Drought is an ever-present problem for sustainable grazing enterprises in the semi-arid and arid zones of Australia. Little is known of the long-term responses of pastures to drought although some studies, such as that in Astrebla spp. (Mitchell grass) grasslands (Everest 1935), have documented a poor short-term response by perennial grasses to severe drought. ...
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13th Biennial Conference of the Australian Rangeland Society, Alice Springs
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Monday, July 5, 2004
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Conference Paper
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Use this form to cite paper: Anderson, L., van Klinken,R.D.,and Shepherd, D. (2008). Aerially surveying Mesquite (Prosopis spp.) in the Pilbara. In: ‘A Climate of Change in the Rangelands. Proceedings of the 15thAustralian Rangeland Society Biennial Conference’. (Ed. D. Orr) 4 pages. (Australian Rangeland Society: Australia).
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