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Rangeland Management - (NRSM 360)

Credits: 3 | Offered: Intermittently
Prerequisites: junior standing or consent of instructor
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Description

An introduction to rangeland ecosystems and range management and science. Range management is an integrative management science involving plant physiology, animal science, ecology, soil science, hydrology, economics, and other disciplines. Students learn about societal values in regards to rangeland ecosystems, historical and policy aspects, different rangeland types and ecosystem function, interaction of plant physiology with grazing response of plants and communities, issues and concerns regarding vegetation and ungulate management, and introduction to livestock and animal nutrition principles.