Track 06-2: Reclamation 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

Determination of Intensity and Socio‐Economic Natural Resources Degradation Factors in Iran Territory

Nasser Ansari, Forests and Rangelands Research Institute of Iran, Iran
S. J. Sayedaghlaghi, Forests and Rangelands Research Institute of Iran, Iran
M. H. Ghasemi, Forests and Rangelands Research Institute of Iran, Iran

Restoration of Vegetation and Soil Nutrients on the Northern Area of Loess Plateau

Long Bai, Shenyang Agricultural University, China
L. M. Liu, Shenyang Agricultural University, China
B. Zhao, Shenyang Agricultural University, China
Y. Liu, Shenyang Agricultural University, China
H. X. Wang, Shenyang Agricultural University, China
T. Kobayashi, Chiba University, Japan

The Preliminary Investigation on Grassland Secondary Desertification Caused by a Dry Lake Bed--Take a Er-Shute Lake in Dong Wu Danner as an Example

Lidao Bao, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Xiang Bao, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Puchang Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Jin Yi, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

The Effects of Range Enclosure on Vegetation Composition and Density in Upland Grasslands of Iran

Fazel Amiri, Islamic Azad University, Iran
Hossein Arzani, University of Tehran, Iran
M. Farahpour, Range and Forest Institute, Iran

Wheat Production Management in Uzbekistan: Current Status and Perspectives

L. Gafurova, Tashkent State University of Agriculture, Uzbekistan

Amelioration of Natural Grasslands in the High Ranges of Kerala, India

P. Girijavallabhan

The Characteristic of Mg Alkali Soil Developed in Tu Mo Chuan Plain

Mei Hong, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Ligeng Wu, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Chengming Chen, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

Forming Mechanism and Classification Standard of "Black-Soil-Type" Degraded Grassland in Yangtze and Yellow River Headwater Region of Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau

Y. S. Ma, Qinghai Academy of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, China
Q. M. Dong, Qinghai Academy of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, China
S. H. Yang, Qinghai Academy of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, China
J. J. Shi, Qinghai Academy of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, China
L. Sheng, Qinghai Academy of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, China
Y. L. Wang, Qinghai Academy of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, China
X. D. Sun, Qinghai Academy of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, China

Seed Protein Variability and Abiotic Stress in Naturalised Italian Ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.)

Mónica B. Sacido, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ezequiel M. Latorre, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
W. John Rogers, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Improvement of Degraded Permanent Grasslands by Grazing in the NE Romania

C. Samuil, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Romania
V. Vintu, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Romania
T. Iacob, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Romania
I. C. Popovici, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Romania

Restoring Rain use Efficiency to an Incised Upland Valley System in Namibia Using Filters and Ecosystem Management Understanding (EMU) Principles

K. Shamathe, Polytechnic of Namibia, Namibia
H. J. R. Pringle, Bush Heritage Australia, Australia
I. Zimmermann, Polytechnic of Namibia, Namibia

Biogeocenotechnology of Restoration and Increase of Efficiency for Degraded Pasture Ecosystems in Arid Regions of Central Asia and Russia

Zebri Shamsutdinov, All-Russian Fodder Research Institute, Russia
Nariman Shamsutdinov, All-Russian Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Land Reclamation, Russia

Desertification Reasons, Endangering and Tendency in China's Land

Yongjie Shi, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Fuping Tian, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Yuan Lu, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Qing Song, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Eco-Politics of Rangeland Management in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region: Articulating Ecology into Food Sovereignty, Environmental Security, Development and Peace for a Sustainable World

Vir Singh, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India

Maintaining Grassland Biodiversity While Controlling the Shrub Rhus glabra

James Stubbendieck, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Kay L. Kottas, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Heavy Metal Pb Stress on Germination and Growth of 5 Clover Varieties

Zhenzhong Sun, Yunnan Agricultural University, China
Qiao Wei, Yunnan Agricultural University, China
Jun Yin, Yunnan Forage and Feeding Stuff Workstation, China

Can Replacing Native Grasslands with Agronomic Species improve the Above-Ground Productivity on the Mixed Prairie in Canada?

Walter D. Willms, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
Mengli Zhao, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Guodong Han, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
X. Hao, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
R. Beck, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

Seedling Recruitment of Alpine Grassland under Different Disturbance in the Headwaters of Yangtze and Yellow Rivers on Tibetan Plateau

G. L. Wu, Lanzhou University, China
Z. H. Shang, Lanzhou University, China
R. J. Long, Lanzhou University, China

Soil Restoration in the Songnen Plain: A Case Study of Degraded Grassland after Being Fenced for Five Years

F. Xing, Northeast Normal University, China
L. L. Yu, Northeast Normal University, China
Y. Wang, Northeast Normal University, China
L. Zhang, Northeast Normal University, China
Y. Chen, Northeast Normal University, China

Changes of Vegetation in the Sandy Desertification Process of Grassland in Yanchi, Ningxia

D. M. Xu, Ningxia University, China
K. Wang, China Agricultural University, China
Y. Z. Xie, Ningxia University, China

Study on Ecological Restoration to Degenerated Leymus Chinensis Rasture

Zhijian Yan, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Li Gao, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Analysis on the Rangeland Degenerate Gradient of Bayanbulak

Xianhua Zhang, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
Shazhou An, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China

Effects of Desertification on C and N Contents and Storages in Horqin Sandy Grassland, Northern China

Halin Zhao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Yuqiang Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Ruilian Zhou, Ludong University, China

Effect of Anthropogenic Disturbances on Plant Functional Groups Diversity, Composition and Ecosystem Stability of Meadow in Kanasi Reserve

Wei Zheng, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
Jinzhong Zhu, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China

The Influences of Coal Mining Collapse on the Saturation Conductivity of Soil in Maowusu Sandy Land

Ruiping Zhou, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Yong Gao, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Yintong Zang
Zhi He

Discussion the Signification of Chinese Grassland Reclamation Reasons in the Historical Period

Miao Yang, Beijing Forest University, China

Effects of the Artificial Grassland Reconstruction on the Soil Nutrients and Enzyme Activity in the Degraded Red Soil

Kehui Ouyang, Jiangxi Agricultural University, China
Kun Wang, China Agricultural University, China

Research on Classification Criteria of Heitutan (Black Soil Beach) Degraded Grassland in Sanjiangyuan Region

Xilai Li, Qinghai University, China
Haiqun Sun, Qinghai University, China
Changhui Li, Qinghai University, China
Guangxin Lu, Qinghai University, China
Youjun Lian, Qinghai University, China
Jilan Li, Qinghai University, China
Ying Zhang, Qinghai University, China

Population Dynamics of Soil Microorganisms in Deteriorate Grassland in West Region of China

Tuo Yao, Gansu Agriculture University, China
D. G. Zhang, Gansu Agriculture University, China
R. J. Long, Gansu Agriculture University, China
L. Q. Xi, Xinjiang Tarim University, China

Indicators and Characteristics of Degenerated Grassland in China

Fengxia Li, Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Science, China
Ting Gao, Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Science, China
Jianning Zhu, Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Science, China

Quantitative Analysis on Different Degeneration Stage of Meadow Steppe in Hulunbeier, Inner Mongolia

Mingjun Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Guodong Han, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

Influence of Composition Ratio of Herbage and Shrub on Roadside Vegetation Characteristics along Bi‐Tong Highway

Xiangfeng Zhang, Tianjin Normal University, China
Chuang Ma, Beijing Normal University, China
Shikui Dong, Tianjin Normal University, China
Wenhui Zhang, Beijing Normal University, China
Xincheng Liu, Beijing Normal University, China