Status of the Indian rangelands
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Status of the Indian rangelands presidential address, Third International Rangeland Congress, November 7-11, 1988, New Delhi, India by Satish Chandra Pandeya

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Published by The Congress in New Delhi, India .
Written in English



  • India


  • Rangelands -- India -- Congresses.,
  • Range plants -- India -- Congresses.,
  • Range management -- India -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPresidential address.
StatementS.C. Pandeya.
LC ClassificationsSB193.3.I4 P36 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination213 p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2005869M
LC Control Number90904126

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The rangeland resources of Pakistan constitute around 60 percent of the land area of Pakistan. This resource supports millions of livestock which are important for the livelihood food security and nutrition of poor rural people. Currently the resource is in a deteriorating condition and the current productivity is far less than its potential.   It appears Indian grass is a slow starter, as seedlings generally take up to three years to express themselves to the point of being recognized on the rangeland. PATIENCE is in order. The picture depicts Indian Grass that was grazed somewhat severely in the .   Rangelands are mostly used for livestock grazing in northern Pakistan. Balochistan, which covers about 40 percent area of the country, primarily depends on livestock production from its rangeland, similarly in The Punjab and Sindh, livestock rearing is an important source of income in the arid and semi arid areas. Currently, sheep and goat. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

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