IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 12, December 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Lokender Singh, Neelam Sharma, S. P. Joshi
In developing nations agriculture is the bone of economy, which is directly related to livestock farming. Fodder resources are key factor in the hilly area where the economy of local people is much more dependent on their livestock. More than 65 % of fodder requirements of animals met out from pasturelands and forests in hilly regions. A sound understanding of utilizations and availability of resources and the impact of herbivores on grassland landscapes is essential for long-term sustainable pastoral production, implying of management practices and for both on-and off-reserve biodiversity conservation.