Track 15-3: Forage Quality, Conservation and Utilization

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

Effect of Cultivar, Row Spacing and Seeding Rate on Alfalfa Hay Yield

Zehong Zhang, Chengdu Daye International Investment Co. Ltd., China
Fuyuan Liu, Chengdu Daye International Investment Co. Ltd., China
Yunwen Wang, China Agricultural University, China
Tiejun Zhang, China Agricultural University, China

Comparison of the Acid Detergent Lignin (ADL) among Seven Populations of lespedeza davurica

Xiang Zhao, Shanxi Agricultural University, China
Kuanhu Dong, Shanxi Agricultural University, China
Yi Xing, Shanxi Agricultural University, China

Forage Quality of Five Important Grasses at Sar‐Aliabad Summer Rangelands in Golestan Province, Iran

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

Protein and Carbohydrate Fractions in Sorghum Silage with Addition of Urea and Two Storage Periods

F. E. P. Fernandes, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
R. Garcia, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
A. J. V. Pires, Universidade Estadual Do Sudoeste Da Bahia, Brazil
O. G. Pereira, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
D. R. Souza, Universidade Estadual do Sudoeste da Bahia, Brazil
F. B. L. Mendes, Universidade Estadual do Sudoeste da Bahia, Brazil
A. A. Pinheiro, Universidade Estadual do Sudoeste da Bahia, Brazil
C. S. Fernandes, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil

Study on Making Psathyrostachys juncea Silage

Liying Han, China Agricultural University, China
Zhu Yu, China Agricultural University, China
Lian Tao, China Agricultural University, China

The Influence of Sward Quality on Enteric Methane Production by Zero Grazed Beef Cattle

K. J. Hart, University College Dublin, Ireland
P. Martin, University College Dublin, Ireland
D. Kenny, University College Dublin, Ireland
P. Foley, University College Dublin, Ireland
F. P. O'Mara, University College Dublin, Ireland
Tommy M. Boland, University College Dublin, Ireland