Science Library

The Science Library includes technical papers documenting the results achieved with Holistic Management, case studies, profiles, white papers and photos that tell the stories behind the data, plus papers and articles by Allan Savory.

  • Pimentel, David. “Soil Erosion: A Food and Environmental Threat.” Environment, Development and Sustainability, vol. 8, no. 1, 2006, pp. 119–137 (page 123)., doi:10.1007/s10668-005-1262-8.
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  • ABSTRACT LINK: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10668-005-1262-8
  • Kwon, Ho-Young, et al. “Global Estimates of the Impacts of Grassland Degradation on Livestock Productivity from 2001 to 2011.” Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement – A Global Assessment for Sustainable Development, 2015, pp. 197–214., doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19168-3_8.
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  • ABSTRACT LINK: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-19168-3_8
  • Hilton, Ronald. “The Geography of Desertification.” Stanford University, 5 May 2002, wais.stanford.edu/Geography/geography_ofdesertification5502.html.
  • “International Year of Soil Conference.” Food and Agriculture Organization, 6 July 2015, www.fao.org/soils-2015/events/detail/en/c/338738/.
  • Kwon, Ho-Young, et al. “Global Estimates of the Impacts of Grassland Degradation on Livestock Productivity from 2001 to 2011.” Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement – A Global Assessment for Sustainable Development, 2015, pp. 197–214., doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19168-3_8.
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  • ABSTRACT LINK: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-19168-3_8
  • Microbial biomass Carbon was lower by half in excluded (no-grazing) plots vs. grazed plots (0.16 vs. 0.37 mg/g)
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  • There was 22% lower SOC/SONitrogen stock in exclosure compared to grazed plots after 15 years (6.7% vs. 8.5%)
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  • Wilson, Chris H., et al. “Grazing Enhances Belowground Carbon Allocation, Microbial Biomass, and Soil Carbon in a Subtropical Grassland.” Global Change Biology, vol. 24, no. 7, 2018, pp. 2997–3009., doi:10.1111/gcb.14070.
  • ABSTRACT LINK: https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/wiley/grazing-enhances-belowground-carbon-allocation-microbial-biomass-and-T504io4z7N
  • https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880911000934?via%3Dihub
  • https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/7/10/13500
  • https://www.jswconline.org/content/71/2/156.full.pdf+html
  • https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308521X17310338

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