Tropical Grasslands (1991) Volume 25, 153–158

Sustaining productive pastures in the tropics
11. An ecological perspective


Department of Primary Industries, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia


Opportunities for continued utilisation of Australia's tropical pasture systems are explored and some of the ecological constraints leading to breakdown of the systems discussed. The need to evaluate basic range management concepts for managing the extensive areas of native and naturalised pastures is highlighted.

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