Track 16-1: Integrated Management of Harmful Organisms of Grasslands/Rangelands

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

Invasive Grassland‐Rangeland Plants of China and the United States of America

John H. Brock, Arizona State University
Jinguo Wu, Arizona State University

Role of Herbicides in Invasive Plant Management Systems

Robert A. Masters, Dow AgroSciences, LLC
Byron B. Sleugh, Dow AgroSciences, LLC

Biological Control and Integrated Rangeland Weed Management

Linda M. Wilson, University of Idaho

Plant Invasions in Western North America: Implications for Temperate Grasslands Worldwide

Richard N. Mack, Washington State University

Competition in Serrated Tussock Invaded Australian Native Pasture

A. T. Simmons, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Warwick B. Badgery, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
David R. Kemp, Charles Sturt University, Australia
David W. Michalk, Department of Primary Industries, Australia

Evaluation of Herbicide Tolerance in Lotononis bainesii Baker cv. INIA Glencoe

A. Rios, INIA, Uruguay
D. Real, University of Western Australia, Australia

Modelling the Ecology of Grasshopper (Orthoptera : Acrididae) Pest Species in the Grasslands of Western Canada

Owen Olfert, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
R. M. Weiss, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

The Invasive Potential of Elaeagnus angustifolia in the Natural Pastures of the Rio Negro Valley, Argentina

María G. Klich, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
Osvaldo A. Fernández, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
Focko Weberling, University of Ulm, Germany

Integrated Research to Reduce Poisoning from Oxytropis and Astragalus spp in U.S.A.

Michael H. Ralphs, U.S. Department of Agriculture
B. L. Stegelmeier, U.S. Department of Agriculture
K. E. Panter, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Dale R. Gardner, U.S. Department of Agriculture
J. A. Pfister, U.S. Department of Agriculture
S. E. Lee, U.S. Department of Agriculture
L. F. James, U.S. Department of Agriculture
K. C. McDaniel, New Mexico State University
Rebecca Creamer, New Mexico State University
J. R. Valdez, Colorado State University
D. R. Child, Colorado State University

Chondrilla juncea L.: Post‐Fire Invasiveness in Artemisia tridentata Communities of Western North America

Nancy L. Shaw, U.S. Department of Agriculture
A. L. Hild, U.S. Department of Agriculture
C. L. Kinter, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Aminopyralid: An Innovative Herbicide Designed and Developed for Invasive Plant Management

Byron B. Sleugh, Dow AgroSciences, LLC
Louise Brinkworth, Dow AgroSciences, LLC
Mary Halstvedt, Dow AgroSciences, LLC
Chris Love, Dow AgroSciences, LLC
Maw‐Sheng Lee, Dow AgroSciences, LLC
Vanelle Peterson, Dow AgroSciences, LLC
Robert A. Masters, Dow AgroSciences, LLC

Decision Analysis to Evaluate Control Strategies for Crested Wheatgrass in Grasslands National Park of Canada

John F. Wilmshurst, Parks Canada, Canada
L. Frid, ESSA Technologies Ltd., Canada

Overcoming Biological, Political and Social Obstacles to Achieve Effective Integrated Management of Harmful Organisms in Rangelands

Robert E. Wilson, University of Nevada

Isolation and Characterization of Polymorphic Microsatellite Loci in Achnatherum inebrians and A. sibiricum

Na Chen, Lanzhou University, China
Chunjie Li, Lanzhou University, China

Impact of Tillage System on Root‐Invading Fungi of Winter Wheat in the Loess Plateau

T. Y. Duan, Lanzhou University, China
Zhibiao Nan, Lanzhou University, China
L. Y. Xie, Lanzhou University, China
Y. Y. Shen, Lanzhou University, China
C. J. Li, Lanzhou University, China

Different Reactions of Plants and Insect Taxa to Reduction of Stocking Rate: A Concrete Reason to Promote Habitat Heterogeneity in Grazing Systems

Bertrand Dumont, INRA, France
Anne Farruggia, INRA, France
J.-P. Garel, INRA, France

Forage Yield of Grass and Legume Entries in the Establishing Year in a Dry Tropical Area

Enrique Cortés-Díaz, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico
Angel Ramon‐Garay, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico
Fernando Tellez‐Hernández, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico
José L. Zaragoza-Ramírez, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico
Pedro A. Martínez-Hernández, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico

Diversity of Desert Rodent Communities under Different Disturbances and Scales in Alashan Desert, Inner Mongolia

Heping Fu, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Xiaodong Wu, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Fushun Zhang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

Modelling the Effect of Rangeland Management on Livestock Production System of Nomads in Southern Iran

Gholamreza Badjian, Fars Research Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Iran
Dahlan Ismail, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Mohd. Shahwahid H. O., University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
A. A. Mehrabi, University of Tehran, Iran

Morphoagronomic and Isoenzymatic Characterization of 23 Accessions of Leucaena spp

Hilda B. Wencomo Cárdenas, Estación Experimental de Pastos y Forrajes, Cuba
Alba Álvarez González, Centro de Aplicaciones Tecnológicas y Desarrollo Nuclear, Cuba
Leonor Mora López, Centro de Aplicaciones Tecnológicas y Desarrollo Nuclear, Cuba
Orlando Coto Arbelo, Instituto de Investigaciones de Fruticultura Tropical, Cuba
Maykelis Díaz Solares, Estación Experimental de Pastos y Forrajes, Cuba

Effects of Abiotic Stresses on Achnatherum inebrians by Symbiotic Endophyte of Neotyphodium gansuense

Chunjie Li, Lanzhou University, China
Fei Li, Lanzhou University, China
Xiaoyuan Gou, Lanzhou University, China
Zhibiao Nan, Lanzhou University, China

Effects of Agricultural Measures on Insect Diversity of Alfalfa

Changzhong Liu, Gansu Agricultural University, China

Effects of Water Stress on the PRO and CAT Characteristics in Forage Seedling Stage

Jianning Liu, Shanxi Academy of Agricultural Science, China
Yunqi Wang, Shanxi Academy of Agricultural Science, China
Xinning Wu, Shanxi Academy of Agricultural Science, China
Yonghong Shi, Shanxi Academy of Agricultural Science, China
Pu Guo, Shanxi Academy of Agricultural Science, China

Models for the Peak Value of Mixed Grasshopper Population Density in Ganjia of Gansu, China

Xiaoni Liu, Gansu Agricultural University, China
D. G. Zhang, Gansu Agricultural University, China
W. L. Jiang, Gansu Agricultural University, China

Determination of Damage Yield Loss Relationships and Economic Injury Levels of Oedaleus asiaticus (Orthoptera: Acrididae) in Steppe of China

Hui Lu, China Agricultural University, China
Jianguo Han, China Agricultural University, China

Molecular Characterization of Spittlebug Mahanarva spectabilis (Distant, 1909: Hemiptera: Cercopidae) Populations Cccurring in "Legal Amazon" in Brazil

S. V. Paula‐Moraes, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Fabio G. Faleiro, EMBRAPA, Brazil
G. Bellon, EMBRAPA, Brazil
K. P. Junqueira, EMBRAPA, Brazil
A. M. Auad, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Marcelo A. Carvalho, EMBRAPA, Brazil

Test of Restoration of Guineo‐Sudanian Pastures Invaded by Chromolaena odorata and Hyptis suaveolens in Benin

Brice Sinsin, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin
Valentin Kindomihou, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin
Idrissou Bako, Ministry of Agriculture, Breeding and Fishings, Benin
Aliou Saïdou, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin
Marcel Houinato, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin
Jean‐Pierre Essou, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

Effect of Grassland Management on the Occurrence of the Poisonous Species Senecio jacobaea

Matthias Suter, Swiss Grassland Society, Switzerland
John Connolly, University College Dublin, Ireland
Andreas Lüscher, Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon Research Station, Switzerland

Control of Noxious Weed Cenchrus biflorus—Effect of Lablab as a Cover Crop

F. Peter Wandera, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Kenya
A. Abdullahi, Department of Agricultural Research, Botswana

Studies on Relationship of Sex Ratio and Population of Clawed Jird and Striped Hamster

Liqing Wang, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Yuping Yang, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Xiaodong Wu, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Xixian Hou, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Weihui Dong, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Spatial Heterogeneity of the Weed Community in a Manilagrass Lawn

Xinming Xie, South China Agricultural University, China
Wei Tang, South China Agricultural University, China
Pinting Zhong, South China Agricultural University, China
Masae Shiyomi, Ibaraki University, Japan

Molecular Authentication of the Eospalax of Myospalax by Analyzing Cytochrome B Sequences

Hongshan Yang, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Genzhu Chang, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Xiaoqin He, Gansu Forestry Planning & Designing Academy, China

The Allelopathy of 3 Companion Weeds with Alfalfa

Y. L. Yin, Southwest University, China
H. X. Li, Southwest University, China
J. Wang, Southwest University, China
D. S. Zhang, Southwest University, China
Y. X. Yu, Southwest University, China
Z. Q. Qi, Southwest University, China

Forecast of Alfalfa Yield Losses Caused by Leaf Spot Disease

Liang Zeng, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Qinghua Yuan, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Effects on Bird Cherry‐Oat Aphid Resistance to Drunken Horse Grass by Neotyphodium Endophyte Infection

Xingxu Zhang, Lanzhou University, China
Chunjie Li, Lanzhou University, China

Effects of Different Colored Sticky Traps on Capture of Alfafa Thrips

Li Zhao, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
Ling Zhang, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
Feng Wang, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China

Study on the Current Dituation of Caragana Seed Pests and Their Methods of Invasion in Inner Mongolia

Hua Jin, Grassland Investigation and Design Institute, China
Qisu Xing, Grassland Investigation and Design Institute, China
Gaowa Leng, Grassland Investigation and Design Institute, China