Track 10-2: Integration of Crops, Forage and Forest Systems

The XXI International Grassland Congress / VIII International Rangeland Congress took place in Hohhot, China from June 29 through July 5, 2008.
Proceedings edited by Organizing Committee of 2008 IGC/IRC Conference
Published by Guangdong People's Publishing House

XXI International Grassland Congress/
VIII International Rangeland Congress:
Integration of Crops, Forage and Forest Systems

Legume Biomass Quantity Requirement for Maize Production with Reference Tomucuna Green Manure in Kenya

S. N. Maobe, KARI Regional Research Centre, Kenya
M. W. K. Mburu, University of Nairobi, Kenya
J. K. Ndufa, KEFRI Agroforestry Research Centre, Kenya
L. S. Akundabweni, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Impacts of Agroforestry Production Systems with Ruminants in CUBA

M. Milera, Estación Experimental de Pastos y Forrajes, Cuba
S. Sánchez, Estación Experimental de Pastos y Forrajes, Cuba
G. Martín, Estación Experimental de Pastos y Forrajes, Cuba
J. Iglesias, Estación Experimental de Pastos y Forrajes, Cuba
J. Arece, Estación Experimental de Pastos y Forrajes, Cuba
G. Pentón, Estación Experimental de Pastos y Forrajes, Cuba
O. Alonso, Estación Experimental de Pastos y Forrajes, Cuba

Liveweight Gain of Beef Calves and Reproductive Performance of Beef Cows on Two Bahiagrass Cultivars in Southern Area of Japan

Yuji Nakanishi, National Agricultural Research Center for Kyushu Okinawa Region, Japan
K. Hirano, National Agricultural Research Center for Kyushu Okinawa Region, Japan
A. Shouji, National Agricultural Research Center for Kyushu Okinawa Region, Japan

Study on Optimum Forage Cropping System at Reclaimed Tideland of Central Provinces in Korea

J. S. Shin, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea
W. H. Kim, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea
S. H. Yoon, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea
K. B. Lim, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea
S. Seo, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea

Silvopastoral Sheep and Cattle Production Systems in Pine Forest (Pinus radiata Don.) Located in Subhumid Mediterranean Rangeland of Chile

N. Fernando Squella, INIA, Chile
B. Felipe Squella, Universidad del Mar, Chile

Dynamical Studies on Species Interaction and Biomass of Mixed Pasture in South‐Western China

L. Q. Wan, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
X. L. Li, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
H. W. Gao, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
F. He, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
J. R. Bai, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
F. Liu, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Spatial Pattern and Heterogeneity for Soil Moisture across Cropland‐Grassland Ecological Boundary in North Agro‐Pasturing Transition, China

H. M. Wang, China Agriculture University, China
K. Wang, China Agriculture University, China
Yingzhong Xie, Ningxia University, China

Effect of Litter on Productivity of Stipa grandis Steppe

Jing Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Mengli Zhao, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Walter Wimms, Agriculture and Agri‐Food Canada, Canada
Guodong Han, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

Adaptability of Maize--Italian Ryegrass Cropping to Variable Sowing Dates by Life Cycle Assessment in Southern Kyushu, Japan

Y. N. Wang, Nanjing Agricultural University, China
Yasuyuki Ishii, University of Miyazaki, Japan
A. Wadi, Polytechnic Agriculture Negeri Pangkep, Indonesia
R. F. Utamy, Regional Food Security Agency, Indonesia
Sachiko Idota, University of Miyazaki, Japan
Y. X. Shen, Nanjing Agricultural University, China

Effects of Conservative Tillage on the Productive Performance of Hunnigreen on the Fallow of Wheat Stubbles

Hai Wang, Shanxi Agricultural University, China
Kuanhu Dong, Shanxi Agricultural University, China

Role of Italian Ryegrass in Feeding Rabbit and Meat Goose

Yutao Wang, Sun Yat‐sen University, China
Guorong Xin, Sun Yat‐sen University, China
Fangfang Xia, Sun Yat‐sen University, China
Zhijian Hu, Sun Yat‐sen University, China

Arbuscular Mycorrhiza Symbiosis of Dactylis glomerata L. and Anthoxanthum odoratum L. in an Acidic Pasture

Wu En, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
C. K. Morikawa, Tokyo University, Japan
K. Sugawara, Tohoku University, Japan

Overseeding Whipgrass with Cool‐Season Annuals to Increase Yield and Quality in a Hay Field in Southwest China

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

Fodder Availability and Nutritive Value of Two Sahelian Browse Plants: Acacia senegal and Pterocarpus lucens

H. O. Sanon, Institut de l'Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles, Burkina Faso
F. Ouattara, Institut de l'Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles, Burkina Faso
I. Ledin, Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Sweden

Use of By‐Products Derived from Neem Tree (Azadirachta indica) in Livestock Production

W. Z. Yang, Agriculture and Agri‐Food Canada, Canada
B. N. Ametaj, University of Alberta, Canada

Problems of Grass Feed Quality Providing and Its Influence on Animals Health

Baiba Osmane, Latvia University of Agriculture, Latvia
Aleksandrs Jemeljanovs, Latvia University of Agriculture, Latvia
Jānis Blūzmanis, Latvia University of Agriculture, Latvia

SO42- Uptake and Its Assimilation in the Different Genotypes of Rape on the S‐Deficient

Lushen Li, Chonnam National University, South Korea
Yulan Jin, Chonnam National University, South Korea
Bok-rye Lee, Chonnam National University, South Korea
Woo-jin Jung, Chonnam National University, South Korea
Tae-hwan Kim, Chonnam National University, South Korea

Nutrients Intake by the Ile‐de‐France Lambs Fed up with Diets Containing Sugar Cane Forage Variety or Corn Silage

A. G. Silva Sobrinho, São Paulo State University, Brazil
G. M. B. Moreno, São Paulo State University, Brazil
A. G. Leão, São Paulo State University, Brazil
C. M. B. Loureiro, São Paulo State University, Brazil
A. A. M. Sampaio, São Paulo State University, Brazil

Integration of Tree Fodder into Traditional Goat Production Systems of Uganda

S. G. Byenkya, NARO, Uganda
C. Ebong, Secretariat, Uganda
S. Kayuwa, National Livestock Resources Research Institute, Uganda

Performance of Ile‐de‐France Lambs Fed up with Diets Containing Sugar Cane Forage Variety or Corn Silage

A. G. Silva Sobrinho, São Paulo State University, Brazil
G. M. B. Moreno, São Paulo State University, Brazil
A. G. Leão, São Paulo State University, Brazil
C. M. B. Loureiro, São Paulo State University, Brazil
A. A. M. Sampaio, São Paulo State University, Brazil

Ecological Effects of Triticale Intercropping on Young Tea Garden

Zhaorong Dong, Anhui Agricultural University, China
Jie Shen, Anhui Education Institute, China
Minping Liu
Saomin Li, Anhui Husbandry Extension & Service Station, China
Junlong Xie, Anhui Husbandry Extension & Service Station, China

Breeding for an Alternative Wheat Ecoideotype to the Southern Brazilian Region

E. Caierãol, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Renato S. Fontaneli, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Rob S. Fontaneli, Universidade de Passo Fundo, Brazil
L. de J. A. Del Duca, EMBRAPA, Brazil

Effects of Animal Grazing on Quality of Grass and Forb Forages in Mazandaran Province of Iran

Ghasem Ali Dianati Tilaki, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran

Fodder Yield and Nutritive Value of Turkish Highlands Shrubs

K. Kokten, Cukurova University, Turkey
O. Gursoy, Cukurova University, Turkey
A. Larbi, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Syria
T. Tukel, Cukurova University, Turkey
R. Hatipoglu, Cukurova University, Turkey

Association of Trees and Crops to Increase Seasonal Food Availability in the Republic of Haity

F. Massolino, Coordinador Observatorio Centroamericano Seguridad Alimentaria, Guatemala
Andrea Pardini, University of Florence‐Piazzale Cascine, Italy

Integrating Forage Legumes in Crop/Livestock Systems for Sustainable Food Production in Peri-Urban Agriculture in Uganda

S. Katuromunda, Makerere University, Uganda
Elly N. Sabiiti, Makerere University, Uganda
F. B. Bareeba, Makerere University, Uganda

Dendrolobium spp. — a Source of Tropical Multipurpose Legumes

R. Schultze‐Kraft, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
M. Peters, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
L. H. Franco, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
B. Hincapié, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia

Studies on Effect of Intercropping Forage Grasses in Young Forestries on the Hilly Areas in South China

Keyun Li, Hunan Animal Husbandry Research Institute, China
Kexin Liu, Hunan Agricultural University, China
Lingling He, Hunan Agricultural University, China

Genetic Study on the Biological Characteristics of F1 Hybrids between Sorghum bicolor and Sorghum sudanense

Haiming Zhao, Hebei Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, China
Nan Xie, Hebei Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, China
Yuan Li, Hebei Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, China
Guibo Liu, Hebei Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, China

The Study on the Mathematics Model of Forage Type Mulberry High‐Output Cultivation and Optimizing Plan

Shuangyin Sun, Beijing Forestry University, China

The Value Accounting Index System and Application of Degenerative Grassland — A Case Study on Chen Barng Banner in Hulunbeir Grassland

Jianhui Yin, Beijing Forestry University, China

Companion Crops for Pasture Establishment in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil

I. F. Andrade, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil
P. Schmidt, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil

Animal Unit Weight and Daily Requirement of Sangsary Sheep Breed

Hossein Arzani, University of Tehran, Iran
Mehdi Ghorbani, University of Tehran. Iran
A. Nikkhah, University of Tehran, Iran
Hossein Azarnivand, University of Tehran, Iran

Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development in Semi‐Arid Environment When Supplementing Rainfall with 200 mm Irrigation Water per Year

Benzarti Jalila, National Institute of Agricultural Research of Tunisia, Tunisia
Ben Youssef Salah, National Institute of Agricultural Research of Tunisia, Tunisia

Establishment and Effects on Soil and Pasture of Diverse Arrangements of Acacia decurrens, Acacia melanoxylon and Alnus acuminata as Silvopasture Systems in the High Tropic in Colombia

A. Conde, Universidad de La Salle, Colombia
L. L. Betancourt, Universidad de La Salle, Colombia
C. J. Jaramillo, Universidad de La Salle, Colombia
A. Umaña, Universidad de La Salle, Colombia
D. Barrera, Universidad de La Salle, Colombia
D. R. Chamorro, Colombian Corporation for Agricultural Research, Colombia

Effect of Oxytropis Species Consumption on Sheep Forage Preference in Northeastern Qing‐Tibetan Plateau

Shengyao Wang, Agricultural University of China, China
Kun Wang, Agricultural University of China, China
Yonglai Zh., The General Grassland Station of Qinghai Province, China

Energy Balance Analysis of Integrated Crop‐Livestock Production System in Tianshui Town, Huanxian County of Gansu Province

Xiaoyan Wang, Lanzhou University, China
Fujiang Hou, Lanzhou University, China
Randall Jones, Department of Primary Industries, Australia

Desertification Mapping by Iranian Classification of Desertification (ICD) Method Case Study: Kohdasht Watershed in Iran

G. R. Zehtabian, University of Tehran, Iran
G. R. Chamanpira, University of Tehran, Iran
H. Ahmadi, University of Tehran, Iran
H. Khosravi, University of Tehran, Iran

Effects of Grazing on Wind Driven Matter Fluxes in the Xilingele Grassland, Inner Mongolia

C. Hoffmann, Zalf Muencheberg, Germany
R. Funk, Zalf Muencheberg, Germany

Evaluation of Heat Tolerance of Alfalfa Varieties (Medicago sativa) at Seedling Stage

Ruihong Han, South China Agriculture University, China
Guijuan Gao, Guangdong Education Institute, China
Zhenfei Guo, South China Agricultural University, China

Response of Activated Oxygen Metabolism to Water Stress in Different Drought‐Tolerant Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) at Seedling Stage

Ruihong Han, South China Agriculture University, China
Hua Tian, South China Agriculture University, China
Xinshi Lu, Beijing Forestry University, China