Track 1-16: Production, Environment and Social Benefit of Agroforestry Systems

The 22rd International Grassland Congress (Revitalising Grasslands to Sustain Our Communities) took place in Sydney, Australia from September 15 through September 19, 2013.
Proceedings Editors: David L. Michalk, Geoffrey D. Millar, Warwick B. Badgery, and Kim M. Broadfoot
Publisher: New South Wales Department of Primary Industry, Kite St., Orange New South Wales, Australia

22nd International Grassland Congress Theme 1:
Improving Production Efficiency to Revitalise Grasslands:
Integrated Grassland Systems:
Production, Environment and Social Benefit of Agroforestry Systems

Brazilian Agroforestry Systems for Cattle and Sheep

Roberto Giolo de Almeida, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Carlos M. S. de Andrade, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Domingos Sávio Campos Paciullo, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Paulo C. C. Fernandes, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Ana Clara R. Cavalcante, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Rodrigo A. Barbosa, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Cacilda Borges do Valle, EMBRAPA, Brazil

A Methodological Approach to Model the Grass-Tree Relationship in Quercus suber Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems

Slim Jarradi, University of Sciences, Morocco
Mounir Louhaichi, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Jordan
Mohammed Qarro, National School of Forestry Engineers, Morocco
Youssef Ammari, National Institute for Research in Rural Engineering, Water and Forests, Tunisia
Najib Gmira, University of Sciences, Morocco

Productivity and Carbon Storage in Silvopastoral Systems with Pinus ponderosa and Trifolium spp. Plantations and Pasture on a Volcanic Soil in the Chilean Patagonia

Francis Dube, University of Concepción, Chile
Miguel Espinosa, University of Concepción, Chile
Neal B. Stolpe, University of Concepción, Chile
Erick Zagal, University of Concepción, Chile
Naresh V. Thevathasan, University of Guelph, Canada
Andrew M. Gordon, University of Guelph, Canada

Coimbatore 3 (CO3 - Pennisetum perpureum X Pennisetum americarnum) Grass as an Intercrop under Coconut (Cocos nucifera)

Sharini C. Somasiri, Coconut Research Institute, Sri Lanka
Sujatha Premaratne, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Balancing Pastoral and Plantation Forestry Options in New Zealand and the Role of Agroforestry

Grant B. Douglas, AgResearch, New Zealand
Andrew J. Wall, AgResearch, New Zealand
Michael B. Dodd, AgResearch, New Zealand
Martin F. Hawke, Bay of Plenty Farm & Pastoral Research, New Zealand
Ian R. McIvor, Plant and Food Research, New Zealand

Hedges and Woody Strips Browsing by Cattle on Pasture in Wallonia, Belgium

Sophie Vandermeulen, University of Liège, Belgium
Mathilde Pascal, University of Liège, Belgium
Christian Marche, Centre des Technologies Agronomiques, Belgium
Arnaud Pilet, Centre des Technologies Agronomiques, Belgium
Yves Beckers, University of Liège, Belgium
Jérôme Bindelle, University of Liège, Belgium

Productive Performance of Growing Cattle Grazing a Silvopastoral System with Leucaena leucocephala

R. Mayo-Eusebio, University of Yucatan, Mexico
M. P. Utrilla-García, University of Yucatan, Mexico
C. F. Aguilar-Pérez, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Francisco J. Solorio-Sánchez, University of Yucatan, Mexico
A. J. Ayala-Burgos, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Eduardo G. Briceño-Poot, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Luis Ramírez-Avilés, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Juan C. Ku-Vera, University of Yucatan, Mexico

Effect of Defoliation Frequency on Forage Yield from Intensive Silvopastoral Systems Compared to a Monoculture Grassland

L. Sarabia-Salgado, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Francisco J. Solorio-Sánchez, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Fernando Casanova-Lugo, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Luis Ramírez-Avilés, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Juan C. Ku-Vera, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Jose A. Caamal-Maldonado, University of Yucatan, Mexico

Animal Performance and Pasture Characteristics of Brachiaria decumbens Stapf., Gliricidia sepium (Jacq.) Steud, and Mimosa caesalpiniifolia Benth. in Silvipastoral Systems

Alexandre C. L. de Mello, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Suellen Brandão de Miranda Costa, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil
José C. B. Dubeux Jr., Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Mércia V. F. dos Santos, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Valéria Xavier de Oliveira Apolinário, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Fernando Tenório Filho, Agronomic Institute of Pernambuco, Brazil
Marcelo Santana Meireles, Agronomic Institute of Pernambuco, Brazil
Camilla Gomes Pereira, Agronomic Institute of Pernambuco, Brazil

Forage Yield and Quality of Leucaena leucocephala and Guazuma ulmifolia in Tropical Silvopastoral Systems

Fernando Casanova-Lugo, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Francisco J. Solorio-Sánchez, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Luis Ramírez-Avilés, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Jose A. Caamal-Maldonado, University of Yucatan, Mexico
Juan C. Ku-Vera, University of Yucatan, Mexico

Contribution from Tree Legumes to Mixed Grass-Legume Pastures

Valéria X. de O. Apolinário, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil
José C. B. Dubeux Jr., Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Mário de A. Lira Jr., Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Rinaldo Luis Caraciolo Ferreira, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Alexandre C. L. de Mello, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Diego de Lima Coelho, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Everardo V. S. B. Sampaio, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil

Herbage Mass, Forage Accumulation and Nutritive Value of Brachiaria decumbens in a Silvopastoral System

Domingos S. C. Paciullo, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Carlos A. M. Gomide, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Carlos R. T. Castro, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Carlos A. B. Carvalho, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rogério M. Maurício, Federal University of São Joao Del Rey, Brazil
Mirton J. F. Morenz, EMBRAPA, Brazil

Performance of Calves Receiving By-Products of Oil Palm during the Dry Season in an Integrated Pasture-Forestry System in Pré-Amazonic Regions of Brazil

Xerxes M. Tosta, Universidade Federal do Maranhão, Brazil
Rosane C. Rodrigues, Universidade Federal do Maranhão, Brazil
Maria Elizabeth Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Piauí, Brazil
Jose A. C. Junior, IFET-MA, Brazil
Ivan B. M. Sampaio, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

Botanical Composition and Nutritive Value of Grazing Lands from Organic and Conventional Agrosilvopastoral Production Systems of Tropical Southeastern Mexico

Claudia Delgadillo Puga, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubiran, Mexico,
José Bernardo Sánchez Muñoz, Unidade de Análise do Comportamento Humano, Mexico
José Nahed-Toral, El Colegio de La Frontera Sur, Mexico
Miguel Ángel Orantes Zebadua, Unidade de Análise do Comportamento Humano, Mexico
José Luis Cruz Lopez, Unidade de Análise do Comportamento Humano, Mexico
Mario Cuchillo Hilario, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia

Phyllochron and Leaf Lifespan of Four C4 Forage Grasses Cultivated in a Silvopastoral System

Tiago C. Baldissera, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
Laíse da S. Pontes, Instituto Agronômico do Paraná, Brazil
Raquel S. Barro, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
André F. Giostri, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
Keli C. S. Guera, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
Miquéias Michetti, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
Vanderlei P. da Silva, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Paulo C. de F. Carvalho, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil