Definition of Grassland

Agriculturally improved grasslands, which dominate modern intensive agricultural landscapes, are usually poor in wild plant species due to the original diversity of plants having been overtaken by the introduction of cultivated plant varieties such as perennial ryegrass and white clover, or perhaps other invasive species inadvertently introduced from nearby cultivated land.

Grasslands too are of vital importance for raising livestock for human consumption.

70% of agricultural land use is for
animal production or feed