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An international terminology for grazing lands and grazing animals
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Grass and Forage Science
Volume 66, Issue 1, pages 2–28, March 2011
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Allen, V.G., Batello, C., Berretta, E.J., Hodgson, J., Kothmann, M., Li, X., McIvor, J., Milne, J., Morris, C., Peeters, A., Sanderson, M. and The Forage and Grazing Terminology Committee (2011), An international terminology for grazing lands and grazing animals. Grass and Forage Science, 66: 2–28. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2010.00780.x
Suggested format for citation: Allen V.G., C. Batello, E.J. Berretta, J. Hodgson, M. Kothmann, X. Li, J. McIvor, J. Milne, C. Morris, A. Peeters and M. Sanderson (2011) An international terminology for grazing lands and grazing animals. Grass and Forage Science, 66, 2–28.
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- Article first published online: 9 FEB 2011
- Received 22 September 2010; revised 11 November 2010
During the development of the first edition of Terminology for Grazing Lands and Grazing Animals (FGTC, 1991), a search and review of the literature was conducted by the National Agricultural Library (Washington, D.C.) and by members of the committee in an attempt to collect and evaluate previously published terms and their various definitions. As the second edition was completed, additional references were included. While by no means all-inclusive, this collection of references is perhaps one of the more exhaustive listings currently available and would be of use to anyone wishing to review this subject.
Definitions of terms were referenced if they were used verbatim as they appeared in the original reference. All other definitions have been developed or revised by the first and second Forage and Grazing Terminology Committees. In certain cases, a reference was included to provide the reader with a source of additional information.
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