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Title: Fitting the Stocking Rate with Pastoral Resources to Manage and Preserve Mediterranean Forestlands: a Case Study
Authors: Bianchetto, Elisa
Buscemi, Ivan
Corona, Piermaria
Giardina, Giovanni
La Mantia, Tommaso
Pasta, Salvatore
Keywords: Grazing
Forest clearings
Pasture types
Forestry
Biodiversity
Secondary succession
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: MDPI
Citation: Bianchetto, E. et al. 2015. Fitting the Stocking Rate with Pastoral Resources to Manage and Preserve Mediterranean Forestlands: a Case Study. "Sustainability" 7 (6): 7232-7244
Abstract: Pasture practices have affected Mediterranean forest ecosystems for millennia, and they are still quite widespread in mountainous areas. Nevertheless, in the last decades, the stability of forest ecosystems has been jeopardized due to the abandonment of traditional agro-pastoral practices, so that the gradual reduction of open areas due to progressive succession processes has caused a high increase of grazing pressure by livestock and wild ungulates feeding on forest areas. This paper aims at sh
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DOI: 10.3390/su7067232
URI: http://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/7/6/7232/htm
http://hdl.handle.net/2067/2681
ISSN: 2071-1050
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