Track 01-5: Ecology of Grasslands/Rangelands

The 21st International Grassland Congress / 8th International Rangeland Congress took place in Hohhot, China from June 29 through July 5, 2008.
Edited by Organizing Committee of 2008 IGC/IRC Conference
Published by Guangdong People's Publishing House

21st International Grassland Congress/
8th International Rangeland Congress:
Ecology of Grasslands/Rangelands

Ecological Characteristics of 3 Salt Grasses of Saline and Alkaline Habitats of Northern Gorgan, Iran

S. A. Hosseini, Golestan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research Center, Iran
G. A. Abarsaji, Golestan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research Center, Iran
M. Mesdaghi, Golestan University, Iran

Cytologic Observations of Sterility in Interspecific F1 Hybrid from Leymus chinensis and Leymus cinereus

Jianhua Hou, Inner Mongolia Agriculture University, China
Jinfeng Yun, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

Distribution of Vegetation Types in Bayinbuluk Alpine Grassland

Y. K. Hu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
K. H. Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
W. L. Li, Xinjiang Bayingolin Prefecture, China
G. G. Gao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Y. M. Gong, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

The Photosynthetic Characteristics of Hemarthria compressa in Different Seasons

Huijun Huang, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Chunhua Yang, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Lingzhi Chen, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Xiantao Fu, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Zhisong Tang, Sichuan Agricultural University, China

The Dynamic Changes of Biodiversity in Hongsongwa Nature Reserve

Tiran Huang, China Agricultural University, China
Lianfang Li, China Agricultural University, China
Haifeng Liu, China Agricultural University, China
Jianguang Pang, China Agricultural University, China

Classification of Herbaceous Communities in the Subalpine Meadow on Mt . Xiaowutai

Xiaoxia Huang, Yunnan University, China
Kejian He, Yunnan University, China

Effect of Intercropping Forages on Root Growth of Fruit Tree and Orchard Ecology

Yibin Huang, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Science, China
Weibin Pan, Minxi Vocational and Technical College, China
Zhaoyang Ying, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Science, China
En Chen, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Science, China
Boqi Weng, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Science, China

Effect on Artemisia frigida Module under Different Stocking Rates in the Desert Steppe, Inner Mongolia

S. Y. Jiao, Shandong Agricultural University, China
G. D. Han, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
M. J. Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Z. W. Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
C. L. Li, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Z. H. Xue, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
X. H. Yang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

Investigation on Environmental Factors Influencing Distribution of Plant Species (Case Study: Damghan Region of Semnan Province)

H. Joneidi, University of Tehran, Iran
H. Azarnivand, University of Tehran, Iran
S. H. Nikoo, University of Tehran, Iran
M. Zarechahuki, University of Tehran, Iran

Changes in Plant Communities by Grazing in Northern Mongolian Grassland and Assessment of Nomads

K. Kakinuma, University of Tokyo, Japan
S. Takatsuki, Azabu University, Japan

Genetic Polymorphism by RAPD of Leymus chinensis

X. J. Kong, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Z. W. Liang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
M. Liu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
H. Y. Ma, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Spatial Distribution, Biomass, and Soil Seed Bank of a Naturalized Population of Alfalfa in Native Mixed-Grass Prairie

Lan Xu, South Dakota State University
A. Boe, South Dakota State University
R. N. Gates, South Dakota State University
P. S. Johnson, South Dakota State University
Y. Zhang, China Agricultural University, China

Physiological Response to Soil Drought Stress for Two Ornamental Grasses

Lanjing Kong, Shandong Agricultural Univeristy, China
Zhiguo Zhang, Shanghai Institute of Technology, China

Effect of Different Culture Medium on Subculture and Differentiation of Alfalfa Anther Callus

Zenghong Li, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
Bo Zhang, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
Aiping Chen, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
Yupeng Luo, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China

Pattern of Nitrogen Integration and Its Ecological Implications in Clonal Plant Zoysia japonica

Dezhi Li, East China Normal University, China
Changai Wang, East China Normal University, China

Plant Regeneration from in Vitro Stem Explants of Dianthus spiculifolius

Yanping Liang
Yan Sun
Qingchuan Yang

Characteristic of Gas Exchange and Chlorophyll Fluorescence Parameters in Leaves of Lespedeza davurica

Dong Lin, Gansu Agricultural University, China
Huiling Ma, Gansu Agricultural University, China
Shihai Lu, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, China
Chaoyang Feng, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, China

Phylogenetic Relationship of Leymus chinensis Revealed by the ITS and Chloroplast trnL‐F Sequences

G. S. Liu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Z. P. Liu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Trigonella arcuate Responds To Seriphidium transillense Desert Degraded Grassland

H. L. Liu, China Agricultural University, China
Kun Wang, China Agricultural University, China
J. Z. Zhu, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
J. Wang, China Agricultural University, China

A Brief Introduction on Water Conservation and Drought Resistance Technique on Desert Grasslandslope

Tiejun Liu, Ministry of Water Resources, China
Jing Li, Inner Mongolia Medical College, China
Jingli He, Ministry of Water Resources, China
Hao Rong, Ministry of Water Resources, China
Wei Cui, Ministry of Water Resources, China

Forage‐Livestock Industry Is a Fundamental Issue for Ecologic and Economic Win‐Win in the Loess Plateau, China

Xiuqin Liu, Lanzhou University, China
Zihe Zhang, Lanzhou University, China

Research on Community Dominance and Functional Groups after Sandy Land Enclosed

Yan Liu, Shenyang Agriculture University, China
Fengling Shi, Zhang Wu Grassland Supervision Station, China
Bo Zhao, Shenyang Agriculture University, China
Ying Liu, Shenyang Agriculture University, China
Xiaohong Wang, Shenyang Agriculture University, China

Studies on Root Turion Propagation Technology of Wild Hazelnut in Daxing'anling, China

Yuliang Liu, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Fugui Mi, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Puchang Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

Study on AMF in Rhizosphere of Vetiver Grass in Field Nursery

Lixia Gao, Zhongkai Agrotechnical College, China
Xuhui Kong, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Yu Chen, Chinese Academy of Forestry, China
Chonglu Zhong, Chinese Academy of Forestry, China

Character of Canopy Apparent Photosynthesis and Transpiration in Seriphidium Semidesert under Different Degradation Gradient

W. H. Lu, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
J. Z. Zhu, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
G. L. Jin, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
D. J. Wang, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
H. L. Liu, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China

Study on Foliar Photosynthetic Physiology Characteristics of Setaria sphacelata

Fucheng Luo, Yunnan Agricultural University, China
Jianfu Wu, Yunnan Agricultural University, China
Zhenzhong Sun, Yunnan Agricultural University, China

A Study of Forage Germplasm Resources and Their Utilization in Heilongjiang Province China

Xinyin Luo, Institute of Animal Science of Heilongjiang Province, China
Hong Li, Institute of Animal Science of Heilongjiang Province, China
Haiyang You, Institute of Animal Science of Heilongjiang Province, China

Effects of Different Factors on the Hypocotyls Protoplast Isolation of Common Sainfoin

Yupeng Luo, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
Bo Zhang, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
Aiping Chen, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China

A Preliminary Study of the Diurnal Dynamics of Photosynthetic Rate of Three Grasses

Ming Ma, Gansu Agricultural University,China
Z. L. Wang, Chinese Academy of Agriculture Science, China
Q. Z. Sun, Chinese Academy of Agriculture Science, China

Assessing Genetic Diversity of Elymus sibiricus (Poaceae: Triticeae) Populations from Qinghai‐Tibet Plateau by ISSR Markers

Xiao Ma, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Xinquan Zhang, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Yonghong Zhou, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Shiqie Bai, Sichuan Agricultural University, China

Study on the Water Use of Chicory in Beijing of China

Lin Meng, Beijing Research and Development Center for Grassand Environment, China
Yingjun Zhang, China Agricultural University, China
Peichun Mao, Beijing Research and Development Center for Grassand Environment, China
Guofang Zhang, Beijing Research and Development Center for Grassand Environment, China

Photosynthesis and Transpiration of Chicory with Different Irrigation Treatments in Beijing

Lin Meng, Beijing Research and Development Center for Grassand Environment, China
Yingjun Zhang, China Agricultural University, China
Peichun Mao, Beijing Research and Development Center for Grassand Environment, China
Guofang Zhang, Beijing Research and Development Center for Grassand Environment, China

Effects of Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)‐Simulated Drought Stress on Chamecytisus palmensis Seed Germination

Zhongju Meng, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Yong Gao, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

Studies on the Expression of Exogenous p5CS Gene in Transgenic Wheatgrasses

Fugui Mi, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Guihua Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Xiuwen Huo, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Shujun Dong, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

Monitoring of Production in the Steppes Pre‐Caspian Area and Open Wood (Non Desert!) and Forest of Turan (Middle Asia)

Yuri M. Miroshnichenko, Institute of the Academy of Sciences, Russia

Grazing Impacts on Natural Steppe Community of Eastern Mongolia

N. Narantuya, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Mongolia

The Study on Growth and Yield Changes Dynamic Laws of Xinjiang Small Reed (Phragmites australis)

Abdurahman Metniyaz, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
Ainiwaer Aishan
Ataku K., Rakuno Gakuen University, Japan

Impact of Grazing on Vegetation of Artemisia--Annuals Rangelands in Semi Desert of Uzbekistan

Toshpulot F. Rajabov, Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan
Bakhtiyor K. Mardonov, Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan
Wolfgang Pittroff, Livestock Systems Research, Germany
F. N. Bobodjanov, Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan

Changes on Seed Bank Composition of Flooding Pampa Rangeland by the Use of Glyphosate

A. Rodriguez, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
E. J. Jacobo, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
J. Zandueta, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Investigation of LFA Model Application for Determination Rangeland’s Function in Exclude and Open Range in Hamadan Province, Iran

M. R. Sadeghimanesh, Agriculture and Natural Resources Research Center, Iran
Hossein Arzani, University of Tehran, Iran
A. Mokhtariasl, University of Tehran, Iran
E. Alizada, University of Tehran, Iran

Irish Grasslands 2010: A Sustainable Environment?

R. P. O. Schulte, Teagasc, Ireland
N. Culleton, Teagasc, Ireland

Forests, Steppes and Grasslands in Morocco: Diversity, Ecological Importance and Socio‐Economic Role

Mohammed Sghir Taleb, Forest Research Center, Morocco
Mohamed Fennane, Scientific Institute, Morocco

Effect of Water Stress and Rehydration on the Physiological and Biochemical Indices of Alfalfa

Y. B. Sheng, Shandong Institute of Agricultural Sustainable Development, China
G. L. Wang, Shandong Institute of Agricultural Sustainable Development, China
C. L. Jia, Shandong Institute of Agricultural Sustainable Development, China
S. Y. Chen, Shandong Institute of Agricultural Sustainable Development, China
Q. L. Yang, Shandong Institute of Agricultural Sustainable Development, China
B. Wu, Shandong Institute of Agricultural Sustainable Development, China

Effect of Topography on Utilization from Mountain Rangelands of Mazandaran Province--Case Study: Rangelands of Babolrood Basin, IR‐Iran

Reza Tamartash, Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, Iran
Hamid Jalilvand, Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, Iran
Karim Soleimani, Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, Iran
Maryam Saeidi, Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, Iran

Yield and Quality of Whipgrass Mixed with Different Levels of White Clover

Zhisong Tang, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Chunhua Yang, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Xiantao Fu, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Lingzhi Chen, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Huijun Huang, Sichuan Agricultural University, China

Studying Physiological‐Morphological Chanages of Agropyron cristatum against Water Deficiency

Fakhireh, University of Zabol, Iran
A. Tavili, University of Tehran, Iran

Study of Environmental Factors Effects on Vegetation, Case Study: Iran

A. Tavili, University of Tehran, Iran

Effect of Frequency and Time of Cutting on the Production of Three Strains of Tropical Forage Legume Aeschynomene americana L. in Drained Paddy Field and Upland Field

Manabu Tobisa, University of Miyazaki, Japan
M. Shimojo, University of Miyazaki, Japan
Y. Nakano, University of Miyazaki, Japan
K. Okano, University of Miyazaki, Japan
Y. Masuda, University of Miyazaki, Japan

Statistic of Psammophyte in Otindag Sandy Land

X. L. Wang, Gansu Agricultural University, China
X. H. Wu, Chinese Academy of Agriculture Science, China
T. T. Yang, Chinese Academy of Agriculture Science, China

Molecular Characterization of Bermudagrass Germplasm Using Sequence‐Related Amplified Polymorphism Markers

Z. Y. Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
J. X. Liu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China