Managing rangelands: promoting sustainable shrub species - Periploca
Mounir Louhaichi, Mohamed Neffati. (14/10/2014). Managing rangelands: promoting sustainable shrub species - Periploca. Beirut, Lebanon: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
Periploca: A soil stabilizing shrub that can grow in poor soils. Arid and semi-arid rangelands face increasing climate variability and grazing pressure as the world’s demand for food increases. ICARDA is introducing drought-tolerant species as a crucial means of assisting rangeland rehabilitation efforts, helping to conserve rapidly-depleting water resources and maintain grazing at sustainable levels. The result: a win-win situation for rural communities and the environment.