Croatian translation: pretjerana ispaša

English term or phrase:overgrazing
Croatian translation:pretjerana ispaša

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14:54 Jan 15, 2009
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Environment & Ecology
Additional field(s): Livestock / Animal Husbandry
English term or phrase: overgrazing
Definition from Biodiversity & human health:
Destruction of vegetation when too many grazing animals feed too long and exceed the carrying capacity of a rangeland area.

Example sentence(s):
  • Overgrazing by domestic animals like sheep, goats, cows, mules, horses and yaks has been responsible for large scale degradation of the vegetative cover in many parts of the Himalayas. Himalayas
  • What constitutes overgrazing is failure to move or rotate animals in harmony with forage growth. Proper grazing management is a matter of moving animals before they have the opportunity to regraze lush regrowth. Beef magazine
  • Overgrazing by large herbivores such as red deer and sheep has been the primary cause of the lack of tree regeneration in the Caledonian Forest in the past 150-200 years. Trees for life
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pretjerana ispaša
Uništenje vegetacije koje nastaje kada se previše preživajučih životinja predugo hrani na jednom području iscrpljujući resurse do maksimuma
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pretjerana ispaša

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Uništenje vegetacije koje nastaje kada se previše preživajučih životinja predugo hrani na jednom području iscrpljujući resurse do maksimuma

Example sentence(s):
  • Monokulturni usjevi i pretjerana ispaša glavni su uzroci erozije tla i gubitka plodnosti zemlje. - Future food  
  • Klimatske promjene i/ili pretjerana ispaša oko 8000 p.K. počele su isušivati egipatske pašnjake, s vremenom oblikujući Saharu oko 2500 p.K. - Wikipedia  
  • Pretjerana ispaša, a poglavito obrada zemlje, mogu uništiti tlo. U rubnim područjima prema pustinjama, zbog nepažljiva gospodarenja, pojačana je dezertifikacija - - Hr škole  
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