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.
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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