Track 2-06: Greenhouse Gas Dynamics and Monitoring

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:
Climate Change and Impacts on Grasslands:
Greenhouse Gas Dynamics and Monitoring

Challenges and Opportunities for Improving Eco-Efficiency of Tropical Forage-Based Systems to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Michael Peters, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Mario Herrero, CSIRO, Australia
Myles Fish, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Karl-Heinz Erb, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt-Vienna-Graz, Austria
Idupulapati M. Rao, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Guntur V. Subbarao, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, Japan
Aracely Castro, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Jacobo Arango, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Julian Chará, Centro para la Investigación en Sistemas Sostenibles de Producción Agropecuaria, Colombia
Enrique Murgueitio, Centro para la Investigación en Sistemas Sostenibles de Producción Agropecuaria, Colombia
Rein van der Hoek, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Peter Läderach, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Glenn Hyman, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Jeimar Tapasco, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Bernardo Strassburg, International Institute for Sustainability, Brazil
Birthe K. Paul, International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Kenya
Alvaro Rincón, Corporación Colombiana de Investigación Agropecuaria, Colombia
Rainer Schultze-Kraft, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Steve Fonte, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Timothy Searchinger, Corporación Colombiana de Investigación Agropecuaria, Colombia

The Potential of Carbon Sequestration and N2O Emissions Due to Different Sward Ages after Grassland Re-Sowing

Thorsten Biegemann, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany
Ralf Loges, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany
Friedhelm Taube, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany

Effect of Soil Moisture Status and Animal Treading on N2O Emissions and the Effectiveness of a Nitrification Inhibitor Mitigation Technology

H. J. Di, Lincoln University, New Zealand
K. C. Cameron, Lincoln University, New Zealand
B. Ball, SAC Crop and Soil Systems Research Group, UK
A. Podolyan, Lincoln University, New Zealand
Jizheng He, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Modelling Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies for Southern Livestock Industries of Australia

Richard J. Eckard, University of Melbourne, Australia
Richard P. Rawnsley, University of Tasmania, Australia
Brendan R. Cullen, University of Melbourne, Australia
Matthew Bell, University of Melbourne, Australia
Karen Christie, University of Tasmania, Australia

Herbage Intake, Methane Emissions and Animal Performance of Steers Grazing Dwarf Elephant Grass with or without Access to Arachis pintoi Pastures

Ederson A. de Andrade, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Henrique M. N. Ribeiro-Filho, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Diego M. de Liz, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil
João G. R. Almeida, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Marcolino F. Miguel, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Gutierri T. Raupp, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Fabiana R. Ramos, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Edison X. Almeida, Empresa de Pesquisa Agropecuária e Extensão Rural do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil

Tithonia diversifolia for Ruminant Nutrition

Rogerio M. Mauricio, Universidade Federal de São João del-Rei, Brazil
Rafael S. Ribeiro, Universidade Federal de São João del-Rei, Brazil
Sylvia R. Silveira, Universidade Federal de São João del-Rei, Brazil
Person L. Silva, Universidade Federal de São João del-Rei, Brazil
Leonardo Calsavara, Universidade Federal de São João del-Rei, Brazil
Luiz G. R. Pereira, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Domingos S. C. Paciullo, EMBRAPA, Brazil