Growing Willows in Treated Wastewater as Healthy Forage for Animals
Hussein Maklada, Yan Landau, Efraim Levinson, Amnon Schwartz
In the ancient Jewish texts it is considered to lack both taste and smell, but it seems that some find the willow to be both tasty and nutritious, and if this is not enough, it fulfils a central role in an innovative Israeli-Jordanian study
Goats’ Table Manners: Avoidance of Herbivorous Insects
Tali Berman, Matan Ben-Ari, Tzach Glasser, Moshe Gish and Moshe Inbar
Herbivorous animals (plant eaters) cause physiological, chemical, structural and phenological changes to the eaten plants. This set of changes causes indirect effects (moderated by the plant) to the dispersal and fitness of the herbivorous insects
Goat targeted grazing against nitrophilic thistles: milk thistle and Syrian thistle
Nitrophilic thistles such as milk thistle (Sylibum marianum) and Syrian thistle (Notobasis syriaca) encroach rangeland areas where animals gather and defecate, in particular around watering and feeding points. High densities of milk and Syrian thistles (MST) diminish forage yields and detract from the amenity value of these areas.
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Many trails traverse the Memorial Gardens. We recommend this route, but you can choose to walk another route
Horticultural Therapy at Ramat Hanadiv
Many studies have demonstrated the link between a green environment, nature or flowering gardens and feelings of calmness and serenity, enjoyment and vitality