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close this book Grazing and rangeland development for livestock production
close this folder Management of rangelands and other grazing lands of the tropics and subtropics for support of livestock production. Technical Series Bulletin No. 23
close this folder IV. The elements of productive grassland management.
close this folder 8. Preparations for introducing superior Forage species in grazing lands.
View the document a. Control of brush and trees.
View the document b. Mineral requirements of forage species.
View the document c. Seeding practices.
View the document d. Planting methods.

8. Preparations for introducing superior Forage species in grazing lands.

The introduction of superior forage grasses and legumes that are adapted to specific ecological zones offers great promise, when accompanied by other improved management practices. The simple broadcasting of seed on unprepared land is not a dependable means of improving forage production. However, there have been notable successes in various regions when the situation is carefully surveyed and practical preparations are made.