Theme 09: Forage Quality

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:
Forage Quality

Selenium and Sulphur Concentrations in Primary Growths of Different Plant Communities

W. Opitz von Boberfeld, Justus-Liebig-Universität, Germany

Effect of Level of Surface Spoilage on the Nutritive Value of Maize Silage Diets

K. K. Bolsen, Kansas State University
L. A. Whitlock, Kansas State University
G. L. Huck, Kansas State University
M. K. Siefers, Kansas State University
T. E. Schmidt, Kansas State University
R. V. Pope, Kansas State University
M. E. Uriarte, Kansas State University

Climatic Factors, Acid Detergent Fiber, Neutral Detergent Fiber and Crude Protein Contents in Digitgrass

C. S. Chen, Taiwan Livestock Research Institute, Taiwan
S. M. Wang, Taiwan Livestock Research Institute, Taiwan
Y. K. Chang, Taiwan Livestock Research Institute, Taiwan

Prediction of Intake of Hay Differing in Species and Maturity by Goats

S. W. Coleman, U.S. Department of Agriculture
S. P. Hart, Langston University
T. Sahlu, Langston University

Continuous Digestibility Assessment of Tropical Grasses

A. Chudy, Forschungsinstitut für die Biologie landwirtschaftlicher Nutztiere, Germany
T. Schmidt, Universität Rostock, Germany
A. Glatzle, Estación Experimental Chaco Central, Paraguay

Seasonal Variation of Brachiaria spp. Quality in the Pantanal of Mato Grosso Do Sul, Brazil

S. M. A. Crispim, EMBRAPA, Brazil
E. L. Cardoso, EMBRAPA, Brazil
F. Fernandes, EMBRAPA, Brazil

Application of Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy (NIRS) to Forage Evaluation in Uruguay

D. Cozzolino, INIA, Uruguay
Y. Acosta, INIA, Uruguay
J. Garcia, INIA, Uruguay

In Situ Dry Matter Ruminal Degradation Kinetics of Prairie Grass and Annual Ryegrass Forage

J. R. Carrete, INTA, Argentina
I. Ceconi, INTA, Argentina

Studies on Feeding Value for Five Psammophyte Shrubs in Ningxia Region

Dongmei X., Ningxia Agricultural College, China
Weixian C., Ningxia Agricultural College, China
Sijia G., Ningxia Agricultural College, China
Xiangyun X., Ningxia National Economy and Trade Company, China

Effect of Burning and Management Alternatives on Forage Litter Composition of a Native Pasture

I. Heringer, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
A. V. A. Jacques, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Nitrogen Fertiliser Effects on Perennial Ryegrass Nutritive and Nitrate Content during the Cool Season

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

Nitrogen Concentration in Cell Wall of Warm-Season Perennial Grasses

G. F. C. Lima, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Lynn E. Sollenberger, University of Florida
J. E. Moore, University of Florida