Track 2-10: Water Resources and Catchment Management in Grassland and Forage 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 2:
Improving Grassland Environment and Resources:
Management of Nitrogen and Other Nutrients in Production Systems:
Water Resources and Catchment Management in Grassland and Forage Systems

Soil and Water Conservation and Integrated Management in Watershed Ecosystem of the Loess Plateau, China

Guobin Liu, Northwest A&F University, China
Gaolin Wu, Northwest A&F University, China
Guoliang Wang, Northwest A&F University, China
David Mitchell, Department of Primary Industries, Australia

Effect of Water Harvesting and Re-Seeding on Forage Biomass Production from Rangelands in Sheikan Locality, North Kordofan State, Sudan

Sahar Ezzat, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Sudan
Mekki A. Omer, Agricultural Research Corporation, Sudan
Babo Fadlalla, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Sudan

Managing Water Resources in Australian Temperate Pastures

David Mitchell, Department of Primary Industries, Australia

The North Wyke Farm Platform: Methodologies Used in the Remote Sensing of the Quantity and Quality of Drainage Water

Bruce A. Griffith, Rothamsted Research, UK
Jane M. B. Hawkins, Rothamsted Research, UK
Robert J. Orr, Rothamsted Research, UK
Martin S. A. Blackwell, Rothamsted Research, UK
Phil J. Murray, Rothamsted Research, UK

Dynamic Simulation and Definition of Crop Coefficient for Typical Steppe in Inner Mongolia, China

Hou Qiong, Meteorological Research Institute of Inner Mongolia, China

Delayed Sowing Decreased Lucerne Dry Matter Yield over Two Seasons

Richard Sim, Lincoln University, New Zealand
Derrick Moot, Lincoln University, New Zealand

Flexible Forage Systems for Variable Water Supplies

Mary-Jane Rogers, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
Alister Lawson, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
Kevin Kelly, Department of Primary Industries, Australia

Using Forages to Conserve Water in Semi-Arid Irrigated Cropping Systems

Rick Kellison, Texas Tech University
V. G. Allen, Texas Tech University
C. P. Brown, Texas Tech University
D. L. Doerfert, Texas Tech University
P. N. Johnson, Texas Tech University
S. J. Maas, Texas Tech University
C. P. West, Texas Tech University

Effect of Forage Brassica on Subsequent Soil Water Content and Yield of Dual-Purpose Winter Wheat in Rainfed Region of Northwestern China

Yuanbo Liu, Lanzhou University, China
Lihua Tian, Lanzhou University, China
Qingping Zhang, Lanzhou University, China
Yuying Shen, Lanzhou University, China

Assessment of Drought Resistance for 17 Alfalfa Varieties at the Seedling Stage

Lin Meng, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, China
Peichun Mao, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, China
Qiang Guo, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, China