Track 07-1: Water Resources in 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

Rangeland Management and Hydrology

K. Wood, New Mexico State University
H. Rubio, National Research in Forestry, Agricultural and Animal Production, Mexico
C. Wood, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Grassland and Water Resources: Recent Trends and Future Challenges in Temperate Zones

Benoît Marc, INRA, France

Water Fluxes in the Xilin River Catchment, Inner Mongolia, at Different Scales

Frauke Barthold, University of Giessen, Germany
Katrin Schneider, University of Giessen, Germany
Jinkui Wu, University of Giessen, Germany
Benjamin Blank, University of Giessen, Germany
Lutz Breuer, University of Giessen, Germany
Kellie B. Vaché, University of Giessen, Germany
Christian Bernhofer, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Rainer Horn, University of Kiel, Germany
Stephan Peth, University of Kiel, Germany
Hans‐Georg Frede, University of Giessen, Germany

Mobilisation and Transport of Sediments, Colloids and Phosphorus from Intensively Managed Grasslands

Gary S. Bilotta, University of Exeter, UK
R. E. Brazier, University of Exeter, UK
P. M. Haygarth, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, UK
C. J. A. Macleod, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, UK
S. Granger, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, UK
J. Hawkins, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, UK
T. Krueger, Lancaster University, UK
J. Freer, Lancaster University, UK
J. Quinton, Lancaster University, UK

Assess Physical Functioning of Riparian Systems with an Eye toward Management

Sherman Swanson, University of Nevada, Reno
Sandra Wyman, Bureau of Land Management
Kent McAdoo, University of Nevada, Reno

Modelling Native Pasture Hydrology at the Catchment Scale

A. F. Southwell, Charles Sturt University, Australia
C. R. Beverly, Department of Sustainability and Environment, Australia
James M. Virgona, Charles Sturt University, Australia

P and N Content of Surface and Subsurface Water Flows in Limestone Soil

Abdulfatah F. Aboufayed, El‐Fatah University, Libya

Integration of IKONOS Data in Assessing the Dynamics of the Range Ecosystems of the Manzla Watershed (Tangier, Morocco)

Mohammed Mejjati Alami, Institut agronomique et vétérinaire Hassan II, Morocco
Abdelaziz Merzouk, Food and Agriculture Organization

Impacts of Climate Change on Regulated and Non‐Regulated Water Systems in Australia

David H. Cobon, Queensland Climate Change Centre of Excellence, Australia
N. R. Toombs, Queensland Climate Change Centre of Excellence, Australia

River Restoration and Economic Development through Grassland Management: A Case Study of the James River, South Dakota, U.S.A.

Jeremy P. Duehr, Westwood Professional Services, Inc.
Richard G. Wiebe, Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

Gradient Analysis of Saline Groundwater Dynamics along Spatial Transects in the Chaco

Albrecht F. Glatzle, INTTAS, Paraguay
L. Reimer, INTTAS, Paraguay
G. Roth, INTTAS, Paraguay
J. Cobo Nuñez, INTTAS, Paraguay

Impacts of Grazing Management on Cattle Distribution and Non‐Point Source Pollution from Pastures in the Central United States

M. Haan, Iowa State University
J. Russell, Iowa State University
D. Bear, Iowa State University
D. Morrical, Iowa State University

Can Grazing Species Be Used to Manipulate the Amount of Nitrogen Leaching to Groundwater?

Coby J. Hoogendoorn, AgResearch, New Zealand
Keith Betteridge, AgResearch, New Zealand
Sterwart F. Ledgard, AgResearch, New Zealand
Des A. Costall, AgResearch, New Zealand
Z. A. Park, AgResearch, New Zealand
P. W. Theobald, AgResearch, New Zealand

Digitaria eriantha under Water Deficiency

H. Laborde, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
M. B. Toribio, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
M. N. Fioretti, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
R. E. Brevedan, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
S. S. Baioni, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina

Influence of Recycled Water Irrigation on Triticale Nutrient Absorption

Xiaona Li, Beijing Research & Development Center for Grass and Environment, China
Juying Wu, Beijing Research & Development Center for Grass and Environment, China
Ruiwen Zheng, Beijing Research & Development Center for Grass and Environment, China
Honglu Liu, Beijing Hydraulic Research Institute, China
Wenyong Wu, Beijing Hydraulic Research Institute, China

Studies on Characteristics of Soil Moisture of Stipa bungeana Typical Steppe under Different Land Disturbances in Hilly Area of Loess Plateau

Hongbin Ma, Ningxia University, China
Yingzhong Xie, Ningxia University, China

Maximising Water Yield with Indigenous Tall Grassland/Rangeland on New Zealand Uplands and Trade‐offs with Alternative Land Uses

Alan F. Mark, University of Otago, New Zealand
Katharine J. M. Dickinson, University of Otago, New Zealand

Growth and Water Use of Perennial Ryegrass and Tall Fescue under Different Irrigation Treatments

R. J. Martin, Crop & Food Research Limited, New Zealand
Trevor L. Knight, AgResearch, New Zealand
R. N. Gillespie, Crop & Food Research Limited, New Zealand
M. U. Riddle, Crop & Food Research Limited, New Zealand
Tom J. Fraser, AgResearch, New Zealand

Study of Meadow Brome Planting on Soil and Water Conservation

Zhongju Meng, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Tiejun Sun, Beijing Research and Development Center for Grass and Environment, China
Yong Gao, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Junying Wu, Beijing Research and Development Center for Grass and Environment, China

Water Use Indices of Tropical Perennial Grasses in a Temperate Environment

Sean R. Murphy, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
G. M. Lodge, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
M. A. Brennan, Department of Primary Industries, Australia

Level of Water Stress Substantially Affects Productivity and Water Use Efficiency of 30 Forages Used by the Australia Dairy Industry

James Neal, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
William Fulkerson, University of Sydney, Australia
Roy Lawrie, Department of Primary Industries, Australia

The Economic and Phosphorus‐Related Effects of Precision Feeding and Forage Management in North Cameroon

A. D. Nkengafac, University of Buea, Cameroon
P. Tinta, University of Buea, Cameroon
G. Ayuk, University of Buea, Cameroon
M. Mansue, University of Buea, Cameroon
F. Fuh, University of Buea, Cameroon

Modelling Deficit Irrigation Strategies for Dairy Regions of Australia

Richard P. Rawnsley, University of Tasmania, Australia
Brendan R. Cullen, University of Melbourne, Australia
L. R. Turner, University of Tasmania, Australia
Karen Christie, University of Tasmania, Australia

Water Quality in Terms of Metals during Flooding in Two Ecosystems of the Conchos Watershed, Mexico: Rangeland‐Forest and Urban Areas

H. Rubio, Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Mexico
J. Jiménez, Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Mexico
K. Wood, New Mexico State University
M. Gutierrez, Missouri State University

Investigation of Effects of Water Spreading on Improvement of Iran's Rangelands

A. Salajeghe, University of Tehran, Iran
B. Farokhzadeh, University of Tehran, Iran
M. Souri, University of Tehran, Iran

Dynamics of Post‐Wildfire Wind Erosion of Soil in Semiarid Rangelands, Idaho, USA

Joel Sankey, Idaho State University
Matthew Germino, Idaho State University
Nancy Glenn, Idaho State University

Effect of Artificial Grassland on Soil and Water Conservation in Beijing

T. J. Sun, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, China
J. Y. Wu, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, China
W. J. Teng, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, China

The Surface Water and Soil Quality by the Year‐Long Staying Management in Jeseniky Region

Marie Svozilova, Research Institute for Cattle Breeding, Ltd., Czech Republic
J. Rzonca, Research Institute for Cattle Breeding, Ltd., Czech Republic
P. Varekova, Research Institute for Cattle Breeding, Ltd., Czech Republic

Grazing Management Processes and Strategies for Riparian Wetland Areas

Sandra Wyman, Bureau of Land Management
Sherman Swanson, University of Nevada, Reno

Analysis of Infiltration and Surface Runoff in River Njoro Watershed Using a Rainfall Simulator

M. O. Okelo, Egerton University, Kenya
J. O. Onyando, Egerton University, Kenya
W. A. Shivoga, Egerton University, Kenya
C. M. Gichaba, Egerton University, Kenya
S. N. Miller, University of Wyoming

Distribution and Sustainable Utilization of Water Resources in Inner Mongolia Pastoral Area

Kezhen Guo, Ministry of Water Resources, China
Changfu Tong, Ministry of Water Resources, China
Bing Xu, Ministry of Water Resources, China

Yield and Quality of Italian Ryegrass as Affected by Supplemental Irrigation

M. E. V. L. Lourenço, Universidade de Évora, Portugal
P. M. M. Palma, Universidade de Évora, Portugal
L. L. Silva, Universidade de Évora, Portugal
Vitor M. L. Massa, Universidade de Évora, Portugal

Modeling the Impact of Grazing on Water Budgets

Ying Zhao, Christian‐Albrechts‐University, Germany
Stephan Peth, Christian‐Albrechts‐University, Germany
Julia Krümmelbein, Christian‐Albrechts‐University, Germany
Bettina Ketzer, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Yingzhi Gao, Christian‐Albrechts‐University, Germany
Christian Bernhofer, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Rainer Horn, Christian‐Albrechts‐University, Germany

Research on the Remote Sensing Monitoring Ecological Environmental Changes in Hulun Lake Area

Narisu, Inner Mongolia Ecological and Agricultural Climate Centre, China
Gegentu, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

Effects of Single Irrigation on Yield and WUE of Siberian Wildrye Grass in Agro‐Pastoral Transition Zone of China

Hao Wang, China Agricultural University, China
Zizhong Li, China Agricultural University, China
Zhongyan Wang, China Agricultural University, China
Ding Huang, China Agricultural University, China

The Effects of Stocking Rate and Corn Gluten Supplemental Feed on the Performance of Young Beef Cows

A. D. Nkengafac, University of Buea, Cameroon
P. Tinta, University of Buea, Cameroon
G. Ayuk, University of Buea, Cameroon
M. Mansue, University of Buea, Cameroon
F. Fuh, University of Buea, Cameroon

Use of Benthic Macroinvertebrates as Indicators of Water Quality in River Njoro, Kenya

H. Makoba, Egerton University, Kenya
W. A. Shivoga, Egerton University, Kenya

The Examination of Grazing Intensity Effects on Capability of Water Influence in Rangelands Soil--A Case Study: Alpine Rangelands in North of Iran (Alborz Mountains)

Sirous Azadi, University of Isfahan, Iran
N. Safaian, University of Isfahan, Iran
R. Safaian, University of Isfahan, Iran

Study of Effects of Irrigation with Waste Water on Growing Season of Bromus tecrum

Nafiseh Taghavi, University of Tehran, Iran
Mohammad Jaafari, University of Tehran, Iran