1st Edition

Routledge Revivals: Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland (1979)

Edited By S.S. Ajayi, L.B Halstead Copyright 1979
    266 Pages
    by Routledge

    262 Pages
    by Routledge

    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


    L.B Halstead, S.S. Ajayi