The XX International Grassland Congress took place in Ireland and the UK in June-July 2005. The main congress took place in Dublin from 26 June to 1 July and was followed by post congress satellite workshops in Aberystwyth, Belfast, Cork, Glasgow and Oxford. The meeting was hosted by the Irish Grassland Association and the British Grassland Society. Proceedings Editor: D. A. McGilloway Publisher: Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands © Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, 2005 The copyright holder has granted the permission for posting the proceedings here.
This volume contains a compilation of four plenary papers and twenty nine invited papers presented at the main congress of the XX International Grassland Congress held in University College Dublin, Ireland from 26 June to 1 July 2005. It is complemented by six other books arising from the congress as listed on the back cover: the book of offered papers from the main congress and five books containing the proceedings of five satellite workshops held immediately after the main congress at locations in Ireland and the UK (Aberystwyth, Belfast, Cork, Glasgow and Oxford). The workshops were designed to facilitate more in-depth presentations and discussions on more specialised topics of worldwide significance.