Friday, November 9, 2012

Publication Links

 Journal articles relevant to pasture, silvopasture, animals, and environment related study findings:

Karki, U., Y. Karki, R. Khatri, A. Tillman, S. Poudel, N. Gurung, and A. Kumi. 2018. Raising goats in the southern-pine silvopasture system: challenges and opportunities. ShareIt link:

Karki, U., Y. Karki, R. Khatri, and A. Tillman. 2018. Diurnal behavior and distribution patterns of Kiko wethers in southern-pine silvopastures during the cool-season grazing period. Agroforestry Systems. Published online April 11, 2018 - DOI: 10.1007/s10457-016-9934-y Online First -

Karki, U. and L. B. Karki. 2017. Winter forage program benefitted small-scale goat producers.  American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Vol. 12 Issue 2, 79-84. DOI : 10.3844/ajabssp.2017.79.84. Available online:  

Poudel, S., U. Karki, W. McElhenney, Y. Karki, A. Tillman, L. Karki, and A. Kumi. 2017. Challenges of stocking small ruminants in grazing plots with dormant browse species. Professional Agricultural Workers Journal (PAWJ), Vol. 5 (No. 1). Available online:
Karki, L.B., and U. Karki. 2017. The socioeconomic and ecological impact of cool season forage production: a case of Black Belt Counties, Alabama. Professional Agricultural Workers Journal (PAWJ), Vol. 4 (No. 2, 9). Available at:
Agroforestry research and extension education at 1890 universities and its impact in the Southeast. Agroforestry Systems. 90(5), 715-722. Published online September 7, 2016 - DOI: 10.1007/s10457-016-9934-y Online First.  
Grazing with goats changed the woodland plant-species composition during summer. Professional Agricultural Workers Journal (PAWJ), Vol. 4 (No. 1). Available online: 
Microclimatic differences between mature loblolly-pine silvopasture and open-pasture DOI:  10.1007/s10457-014-9768-4 Online First.
Plant-Community Characteristics of Bahiagrass Pasture During Conversion to Longleaf-Pine Silvopasture. Agroforestry Systems, DOI: 10.1007/s10457-012-9582-9 Online First.
Southern-pine silvopasture systems: forage characteristics, soil quality, and landscape utilization by cattle
Nitrogen source influences on forage and soil in young southern-pine silvopasture, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 131: 70-76, doi:10.1016/j.agee.2008.09.007.
Microclimatic differences between young longleaf-pine silvopasture and open pasture. Agroforestry Systems, DOI 10.1007/s10457-012-9551-3 Online First.
Short-term soil quality response to forage species and pH. Grass and Forage Science 66: 290–299, DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2011.00794.x

Landscape use by cattle in silvopasture versus open pasture. Agroforestry Systems 78: 159-168, DOI: 10.1007/s10457-009-9250-x