Meat Goats in Land and Forage Management

Table 2

Table 2. Effect of grazing goats and goats/cattle on survival of multiflora rose over four grazing seasons a
  May 91 October 94
Item Control Goats Goats/Cattle Control Goats Goats/Cattle
Characteristics of rose bush
Height, m 2.7 2.1 2.3 2.1 .7 .7
Ground cover, m2 14.8 12.5 10.7 16.3 4.0 .5
Dead canes, % 0 0 0 0 97 98
a Adapted from T. Harvey (Unpublished).


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