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Title Wildlife management in savannah woodland / [edited by] S.S. Ajayi and L.B. Halstead
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
©1979
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Series Routledge revivals
Routledge revivals.
Contents Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Section 1. Population Dynamics and Monitoring -- 1. Wildlife inventory by remote sensing techniques -- 2. The concept and practice of ecological monitoring over large areas of land: The systematic reconnaissance flight (SRF) -- 3. Large scale measurement of habitat structure and condition and its use in interpreting animal distribution -- 4. Matrix approach to population dynamics -- 5. A model for predicting age in ungulates -- 6. Predator-prey interactions: a case study in the Masai-Mara Game Reserves, Kenya -- 7. Sample drive count of larger mammals by means of systematic belt transects -- 8. Veterinary aspects of ecological monitoring -- 9. Distribution of wildlife in relation to the water-holes in Tsavo National Park (East), Kenya -- Section 2. Habitat Utilization -- 10. Big game utilization of natural mineral licks -- 11. Habitat management for wildlife conservation with respect to fire, salt lick, and water regime -- 12. The nutritive value of browse and its importance in traditional pastoralism -- 13. Species preferences of domestic ruminants grazing Nigerian Savannah -- 14. The use of faecal analyses in studying food habits of West African ungulates -- 15. Habitat selection and economic importance of rodents in Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Nigeria -- 16. Body weight, diet and reproduction of rats and mice in the forest zones of south-western Nigeria -- 17. Some aspects of the physiology of the domesticated African giant rat -- Section 3. Fire -- 18. The implications of woodland burning for wildlife management -- 19. An appraisal of the savannah burning problem -- 20. Effects of burning treatments on the standing crop and litter deposit in the grassland savannah of the Kainji Lake National Park
21. The effects of burning and grazing on the productivity and numbers of plants in Rwenzori National Park, Uganda -- Section 4. Management, Training and Education -- 22. What is wildlife management? -- 23. Management planning and practice: case histories from Mali and Benin -- 24. An ecological management plan for the Kainji Lake National Park -- 25. Some problems encountered in the field study of the grasscutter (thryonomys swinderianus) population in Ghana -- 26. The role of the Department of Forest Resources Management, University of Ibadan, in reaching and research in wildlife management -- List of participants -- Index
Notes Originally published: London : Taylor & Francis, 1979
Papers from the International Symposium on Wildlife Management sponsored by the Dept. of Forest Resources Management, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and the College of African Wildlife Management, Garona, Cameroun Republic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 21, 2018)
Subject Savanna ecology -- Africa -- Congresses
Wildlife management -- Africa -- Congresses
Savanna ecology.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General.
Wildlife management.
Africa.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Ajayi, S. S., editor.
Halstead, L. B., editor.
ISBN 1351259229
9781351259224