Track 2-14: Successful Rehabilitation in Degraded Grass and Forage Lands

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:
Degradation, Reclamation and Protection of Grasslands for Environment and Biodiversity:
Successful Rehabilitation in Degraded Grass and Forage Lands

Grassland Rehabilitation through Re-Designing Livestock Management Systems

Guodong Han, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Zhongwu Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Zhiguo Li, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Mengli Zhao, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
David R. Kemp, Charles Sturt University, Australia
David L. Michalk, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Kris Havstad, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Identifying and Addressing Sustainable Pasture and Grazing Management Options for a Major Economic Sector–The North Australian Beef Industry

Neil D. MacLeod, CSIRO, Australia
Joe C. Scanlan, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia
Lester I. Pahl, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia
Giselle L. Whish, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia
Robyn A. Crowley, Department of Resources, Australia

Improving Grassland Quality in Communal Arable Lands in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Theunis L. Morgenthal, EC DRAR, South Africa
Pieter W. Conradie, AZRI, Australia
Gideon Jordaan, EC DRAR, South Africa
Unathi Gulwa, EC DRAR, South Africa
Neil Ballard, Global Pasture Consultants, Australia
John Howieson, Murdoch University, Australia

Salt-Tolerant Forages for Irrigated Saline Land in Central Iraq

Iman S. Salman, Ministry of Agriculture, Iraq
Edward G. Barrett-Lennard, University of Western Australia, Australia
Kareem Kadhim, Ministry of Agriculture, Iraq
Shoaib Ismail, International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture, UAE
Hayley C. Norman, CSIRO, Australia

The Impact of Surface Coal Mining on the Pre- and Post-Mining Agricultural Potential of the Grassland Biome of Southern Africa

Wayne F. Truter, University of Pretoria, South Africa
T. Bredell, University of Pretoria, South Africa
J. Olivier, University of Pretoria, South Africa
D. van Heerden, University of Pretoria, South Africa
P. Mosebi, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Community Structure of Oribatid Mites in Improved Grasslands: A Case Study from Central India

Sharmila Roy, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India

Case Study: Conservative Stocking on the Fitzroy River Floodplain; Jubilee Downs and Quanbun Downs, Central Kimberley Western Australia

Kath Ryan, Department of Agriculture and Food, Australia
Anne Marie Huey, Department of Agriculture and Food, Australia
Paul Novelly, Department of Agriculture and Food, Australia
Keith Anderson, Department of Agriculture and Food, Australia

Monitoring of Rehabilitation of Degraded Rangelands

B. Bouchareb, University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algeria
R. Hammouda, University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algeria
D. Nedjraoui, University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algeria

Competition between Lolium perenne L. and Agrostis capillaris L. Growing under Different Light Regimes as Response to Fertiliser Addition in a Degraded Pasture

Paulina Flores, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile
Ignacio F. López, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile
Peter D. Kemp, Massey University, New Zealand
José Dörner, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile

Vegetation Restoration Patterns after Rangeland Enclosure in Arid Tunisia

Khalil Mseddi, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Ahmad Mohajja Al-Shammari, University of Hail, Saudi Arabia
Hossain Sharif, University of Hail, Saudi Arabia
Mohamed Chaieb, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Relationship between Live Weight Gain of Tibetan Sheep and Available Pasture in Qinhai-Tibetan Plateau

Y. Sun, Lanzhou University, China
Y. Liu, Lanzhou University, China
Y. Zhang, Lanzhou University, China
S. H. Chang, Lanzhou University, China
Z. F. Wang, Lanzhou University, China
X. J. Chen, Lanzhou University, China
Fujiang Hou, Lanzhou University, China

The Emergence and Survival of Digitaria eriantha and Chloris gayana Seedlings on Mine Tailings Planted with Coated and Non-Coated Seed

Leana Nel, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Wayne F. Truter, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Piet van Deventer, North-West University, South Africa
Klaus Kellner, North-West University, South Africa