Theme 06: Abiotic Constraints to Forage Production from Grasslands

The XIX International Grassland Congress took place in São Pedro, São Paulo, Brazil from February 11 through February 21, 2001.
Proceedings published by Fundacao de Estudos Agrarios Luiz de Queiroz

XIX International Grassland Congress:
Abiotic Constraints to Forage Production from Grasslands

Nitrogen or Water Limitation to Grassland Growth during a Moderate Dry Season in the Humid Tropics

P. Cruz, INRA, France
M. Boval, INRA, French Antilles

Extended Daylength to Increase Fall/Winter Yields of Warm-Season Perennial Grasses

P. Mislevy, University of Florida
T. R. Sinclair, U.S. Department of Agriculture
J. D. Ray, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Heavy Metal and Contaminant Loading in the Oder River Floodplains and Consequences for Livestock Management

G. Schalitz, Center for Agricultural Landscapes and Land Use Research Müncheberg, Germany
A. Behrendt, Center for Agricultural Landscapes and Land Use Research Müncheberg, Germany

High Salinity Effects on the Components of Relative Growth Rate in Rhodes Grass

E. Taleisnik, INTA, Argentina
L. García Seffino, INTA, Argentina
A. Córdoba, INTA, Argentina
K. Grunberg, INTA, Argentina
C. Arias, INTA, Argentina
M. de Luca, INTA, Argentina

Water Management for Establishment of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)

J. B. Rassini, EMBRAPA, Brazil
E. J. A. Leme, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brazil

Leaf Elongation Rate of Mediterranean and Temperate Tall Fescue Cultivars under Water Deficit

Silvia G. Assuero, INTA, Argentina
C. Matthew, Massey University, New Zealand
Mónica G. Agnusdei, INTA, Argentina

Prediction of Herbage Accumulation of Cynodon Grasses by an Empirical Model Based on Temperature and Daylength

H. R. de Medeiros, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Carlos G. S. Pedreira, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
N. A. Villa Nova, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
L. G. Barioni, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
A. C. C. Mello, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

Effect of Defoliation Frequency and Planting Density on Yield and Nutritive Value of Coursetia ferruginea (HBK) Lavin

H. J. Delgado Gómez, Universidad del Zulia, Mexico
R. González Anciani, Universidad del Zulia, Mexico
G. López, Universidad del Zulia, Mexico
D. Urdaneta, Universidad del Zulia, Mexico
L. Ramírez Avilés, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mexico

Nitrogen Response Efficiencies from Grazed Dairy Pastures under Dry Conditions

Frank R. McKenzie, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Australia
J. L. Jacobs, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Australia

Adaptation of Forage Species to Drought

D. J. Barker, AgResearch, New Zealand
J. R. Caradus, AgResearch, New Zealand

Adapting Tropical Forages to Low-Fertility Soils

Idupulapati M. Rao, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia