Overstocking in Tanganyika Territory

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1935/1936
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Hornby H.E
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Except near the summits of a few volcanoes, every square mile of dry land in Tanganyika Territory is capable of supporting domestic animal life in some form and to some extent; it has, therefore. a stock carrying capacity: Most of the territory is so sparsely populated by domestic animals that the carrying capacity of these parts continues year after year to be almost unaffected by the grazing to which they are submitted. On the other hand, some of the most attractive parts of the country carry so many stock that as a direct result their carrying capacity is diminishing year by year. Such areas are overstocked. and from their consideration we can arrive at the following definition: -
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, 1, p. 353-360
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