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Veld types of South Africa.

J P H. Acocks

Veld types of South Africa.

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Published by Union of South Africa, Department of Agriculture in Pretoria .
Written in English


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With 5 small vegetation maps and accompanying Veldt Type map.

ContributionsSouth Africa. Department of Agriculture. Division of Botany.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21301415M

Vegetation Studies in South Africa MONICA M. COLE the publication of J. P. H. Acocks' book on the Veld Types of South Africa (Memoir No. 28 of the Botanical Survey of the Union of South Africa, Government Printer, Pretoria, ) some reflections on the problems posed by vegetation studies in that. Much of the interior of South Africa is on a high-lying plateau of over 1 metres (5 ft) above sea level. The predominant vegetation of the highveld is grassland, interspersed with thorn trees and small pockets of forest in the river valleys.. Many people visit this lovely area just to do sightseeing as it is scenically magnificent.


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This is the 3rd edition of a book first published in The untimely death of its author in abruptly ended the work of revising and augmenting the text of the 2nd edition. However, plant names and a few terms have been updated, minor adjustments made in text and layout and an improved selection of black and white photographs by: Veld Types of South Africa by Acocks, Hohn Phillip Harison and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Veld Types of South Africa by J P H Acocks - AbeBooksBook Edition: Third Edition.

John Phillip Harison Acocks (7 April Cape Town – 20 May Middelburg, Eastern Cape), was a South African botanist noted for his publication "Veld Types of South Africa" and his extensive botanical collection of some 28 specimens from South Africa and he was seconded to go on a joint collecting trip of four months with Swedish botanist Adolf Hjalmar Frederick Born: April 7, Veld types of South Africa: With accompanying veld type map (Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa) [Acocks, John Phillip Harison] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Get print book. No eBook available DESCRIPTION OF THE VELD TYPES. Forest. 12 other sections not shown. Other editions - View all. Veld Types of South Africa, Issues Veld Types of South Africa, Issues Botanical Survey memoir Volume. This memoir is in the nature of a general introduction to the ecology and vegetation of South Africa.

Its detail is sufficiently comprehensive to be of great value to those interested in agriculture, geobotany and ecology. A description and ecological classification of veld-plant and forest types is given and two conjectured phases of vegetative development in A.D. and A.D. are Cited by: 8. Acocks, J.Veld types of South Africa: with accompanying veld type map / by J.

Acocks Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agricultural Technical Services Pretoria. Wikipedia Citation. The book has an audience beyond the borders of South Africa in the grassland and savanna areas, which stretch through southern and central Africa.

The text is aimed at students concerned with the management of natural ecosystems, and also livestock producers and game ranchers who rely on the veld to feed their animals.

Veld types of South Africa by J. Acocks,Botanical Research Institute, Dept. of Agriculture and Water Supply edition, in English - 3rd : South African goat breeds: Indigenous veld goat SCOPE: This Info-pack provides a brief description of the Indigenous veld goat breeds.

Society is to preserve the purity of these indigenous South African eco-types. Description The Indigenous Veld Goat of South Africa is naturally bred for functional efficiency; they are antelope-like. Veld types of South Africa Map Data Scale1 inch = miles (E 14°--E 33°/S 22°--S 35°). Note Prime meridian: Greenwich.

In Afrikaans and English. "Basic map revised by the Trigonmetrical Survey Office Overprints drawn by the Trigonometrical Survey Office " Includes inset of Pretoria and Witwatersrand. Citation. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Veld types of South Africa by J. Acocks; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Veld plants; Places: South Africa. The Highveld (Afrikaans: Hoëveld) is the portion of the South African inland plateau which has an altitude above roughly m, but below m, thus excluding the Lesotho mountain regions to the south-east of the Highveld.

It is home to some of the country's most important commercial farming areas, as well as its largest concentration of metropolitan centres, especially the Gauteng Country: South Africa.

The bad news, as we begin this new decade, is that nearly half of all South Africa’s 1 ecosystem types are threatened with ecological collapse. This shocking estimate comes from South Africa.

South Africa has 9 National Botanical Gardens, managed by the South African National Biodiversity Institute. The focus of the gardens is to conserve and preserve South Africa’s unique indigenous plants and promote environmental interest.

These gardens are fantastic for day outings and picnics, and we’d highly encourage a visit: 1. veld or veldt (both: vĕlt, Du. fĕlt) [Du.,=field], term applied to the grassy undulating plateaus of the Republic of South Africa and of Zimbabwe.

The veld comprises territory o. Other articles where Sourveld is discussed: veld: Plant life: where it is commonly called sourveld. Sweetvelds are more palatable to livestock than sourvelds.

His book, Veld Types of South Africa, was first published inand since then it has become the most frequently quoted scientific text in the country. As one gains height, Rustenburg's suburbia comes into view, with the industry of Rustenburg Platinum Mines dominating the town.

Platinum is the most important mineral extracted from the laval. (5) 8 What is selective grazing. (3) 9 What is stocking rate. (4) 10 List the three main veld types in South Africa. (3) 11 Name the ten categories that are scored to determine the condition of pasture.

(10) 12 Identify the six main types of biomes in South Africa. South Africa Case Study 4 Many small plantations, particularly in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape, were established on the natural forest margins to provide alternative pole and timber supplies for the surrounding inhabitants.

The boom period of settlement and expansion from the File Size: KB. VELD TYPES IN THE EASTERN CAPE. Pages Published online: 06 Oct book review.

Identification Guide to Southern African Grasses: an Identification Manual with Keys, Descriptions and Distributions. Veld management in South Africa—N.M. Tainton (ed.) S.J Milton.

veld types. Not supported by the analysis are False Succulent Karoo and several veld types, or parts of veld types in the south-eastern Nama-karoo. Non-coincidence with the units of the numerical analysis in the latter area may also be a consequence of a mismatch between Acocks’ large sample areas and his relatively fine mapping scale.

veld: [noun] a grassland especially of southern Africa usually with scattered shrubs or trees.types. Use watering points and supplements to force animals to move and graze in different areas especially download pdf camps are large.

Veld management needs to balance what’s good for the animal with what’s good for the grass. Heavy grazing of veld may benefit livestock in the short-term but will be detrimental to grazing in the Size: KB.Veld types of South Africa: with accompanying veld type map / ebook J.

P. H. Acocks. Author. Acocks, J. P. H. (John Phillip Harison) Other Authors. Botanical Survey of South Africa Edition. 2nd ed. Published. Pretoria: Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agricultural Technical Services.