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Routledge Revivals: Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland (1979)

1st Edition

Edited by S.S. Ajayi, L.B Halstead


262 pages

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Originally published in 1979, Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland provides a multidisciplinary approach to the environment. Developed by local scientists with a deep knowledge and understanding of the local situation, the book provides a pragmatic and realistic approach to West African conditions.

Table of Contents



Part 1: Population Dynamics and Monitoring

1. Wildlife Inventory by Remote Sensing Techniques, P.R.O Kio

2. The Concept and Practice of Ecological Monitoring Over Large Areas of Land: The Systematic Reconnaissance Flight (SFR), M.D. Gwynne and Harvey Croze

3. Large Scale Measurement of Habitat Structure and Condition and its Use in Interpreting Animal Distribution, Stephen Cobb

4. Matrix Approach to Population Dynamics, J.K. Egunjobi

5. A Model for Predicting Age in Ungulates, C.A. Spinage

6. Predator-Prey Interactions: A Case Study in the Masai-Mara Game Reserves, Kenya, A.R.K. Saba

7. Sample Drive Count of Larger Mammals by Means of Systematic Belt Transects, L.P. van Lavieren

8. Veterinary Aspects of Ecological Monitoring, M.H. Woodford

9. Distribution of Wildlife in Relation to the Water-Holes in Tsavo National Park (East) Kenya, J.S.O. Ayeni

Section 2: Habitat Utilization

10. Big Game Utilization of Natural Mineral Licks, J.S.O Ayeni

11. Habitat Management for Wildlife Conservation with Respect to Fire, Salt Lick, and Water Regime, Abdul H. Lasan

12. The Nutritive Value of Browse and its Importance in Traditional Pastoralism, W.L. Brinckman and P.N. de Leeuw

13. Species Preferences of Domestic Ruminants Grazing in Nigerian Savannah, P.N. de Leeuw

14. The Use of Faecal Analysis in Studying Food Habits of West African Ungulates, Chris Geerling

15. Habitat Selection and Economic Importance of Rodents in Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Nigeria, Oluwadare Funmilayo and Modupe Akande

16. Body Weight, Diet and Reproduction of Rats and Mice in the Forest Zones of South-Western Nigeria, Oluwandare Funmilayo and Modupe Akande

17. Some Aspects of the Physiology of the Domesticated African Giant Rat, M.O. Olowo-Okorun

Section 3: Fire

18. The Implicants of Woodland Burning for Wildlife Management, W.A. Rodgers

19. An Appraisal of the Savannah Burning Problem, J.K. Egunjobi

20. Effects of Burning Treatments on the Standing Crop and Litter Deposit in the Grassland Savannah of the Kainji Lake National Park, T.A. Afolayan

21. The Effects of Burning and Grazing on the Productivity and Numbers of Plants in Rwenzori National Park, Uganda, E.L. Edroma

Section 4: Management, Training and Education

22. What is Wildlife Management, C.A. Spinage

23. Management Planning and Practice: Case Histories from Mali, J.A. Sayer

24. An Ecological Management Plan for the Kanji Lake National Park, S.S. Ajayi and J.B. Hall

25. Some Problems Encountered in the Field Study of the Grasscutter (Thryonomys Swinderianus) Population in Ghana, Emmanuel O.A. Asibey

26. The Role of the Department of Forest Resources Management, University of Ibadan in Reaching and Research in Wildlife Management, L.Roche

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science