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Natural grasslands in Canberra: their distribution, phenology and effects of mowing

Chan, Cheng Wai


A method of mapping natural grasslands in the Canberra region using infra-red colour and natural colour photography is described. Five grassland types are identified depending on the relative proportions in them of the four native grasses,Themeda australis, Bothriochloa macra, Stipa bigeniculata and Danthonia species. The inter-relationships of these grassland types to the habitat and different land uses are discussed. The phenology of the four major native grass species was studied to...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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