This book, Veld management – Principles and Practices, attempts to simplify a rather technical subject by including more than 380 illustrations and using easy understandable language. It contains four chapters.
Chapter 1 is an introduction to the subject and also includes important legislation. Chapter 2 discusses the natural resources we are managing during veld and land management, such as soil, vegetation and water. Chapter 3 deals with ecological principles and includes sections on basic ecological processes, the role of plants and animals, and land degradation. Chapter 4 includes all the important practices such as property planning, grazing systems, fire management, the control of unwanted plants and many more.