sourveld

sourveld

(ˈsaʊəˌfɛlt)
n
(Agriculture) (in South Africa) a type of grazing characterized by long coarse grass
[from Afrikaans suur sour + veld grassland]
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Thanga and Zazulwana villages are coastal areas mainly characterised by extensive (communal) cattle production on sourveld land.
Southern Drakensburg, Herbst cattle farm, 2000 m, Sourveld grassland & dam, 8 November 2005, P.
It describes 320 grasses and their habitat, features, similar species, uses, distribution, and names, and includes many color photos, maps, measurements, and introductory chapters of basic information on grain, ecology, grazing, soil erosion, veld management and fires, plant succession, sweet and sourveld, veld restoration, and cultivated pastures.