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Jornada Experimental Range Vegetation Standing Crop (Production) Records
Entry ID: MSU0013


Summary
Abstract: The Jornada Experimental Range Vegetation Standing Crop
(Production) Records measures vegetation which was clipped from
quadrats or belt transects of known area. The vegetation was
then separated by species, dried and weighed. The Vegetation
Standing Crop (Production) Records are used to determine the
amount of forage available for livestock grazing at the Jornada
Experimental Range near Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Collection Organization: Jornada Experimental Range.

Collection Methodology: Vegetation was clipped from quadrats
or belt transects of known area, then separated by species,
dried and weighed.

Collection Frequency: Yearly.

Update Characteristics: Discontinued updating.

STATISTICAL INFORMATION: Records and fields variable; 2.5 MB

LANGUAGE: English

ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:
Data Center: Jornada Experimental Range
Dissemination Media: Floppy or magnetic disk, Internet homepage
File Format: Spreadsheet
Access Instructions: Datasets are being added to the Jornada
LTER Homepage regularly. Data may be accessed via WWW browser at
URL: "http://usda-ars.nmsu.edu/JER/planappendices4.htm"

Availability Status: On Request

Related URL
Link: View Related Information
Description: Access to the JER LTER site

Geographic Coverage
 N: 37.3 S: 31.04  E: -102.7  W: -109.35

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1941-10-01
Stop Date: 1988-10-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NEW MEXICO > LAS CRUCES


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE >CROP/PLANT YIELDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >BIOMASS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >HERBIVORY    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >VEGETATION COVER    [Definition]


Quality
The clipping of the vegetation was supervised by a permanent
staff member. The data was reviewed by the scientist in charge.


Keywords
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
ARID RANGELANDS
ARID VEGETATION
CROP PRODUCTION
CROPS
EXPERIMENTAL RANGES
FORAGE
GRAZING
LAND AND FRESHWATER RESOURCES
LIVESTOCK
RANGELANDS
STANDING CROPS
VEGETATION


Data Center
Jornada Experimental Range, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://usda-ars.nmsu.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: KRIS HAVSTAD
Phone: 505-646-4842
Fax: 505-646-5889
Email: khavstad at nmsu.edu
Contact Address:
Jornada Experimental Range
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30003, Dept. 3
City: Las Cruces
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 88003-0003
Country: USA


Personnel
KRIS HAVSTAD
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 505-646-4842
Fax: 505-646-5889
Email: khavstad at nmsu.edu
Contact Address:
Jornada Experimental Range
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30003, Dept. 3
City: Las Cruces
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 88003-0003
Country: USA


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12



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