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

The 21st International Grassland Congress / 8th 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

21st International Grassland Congress/
8th International Rangeland Congress:
Soil Quality and Plant Nutrition

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