Track 3-02: Benefits from Ecosystem Services Derived from Grasslands

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 3:
Grassland People, Rights, Policies, Practices and Processes:
Drivers of Change:
Grasslands to Enhance Human Welfare:
Benefits from Ecosystem Services Derived from Grasslands

Rangeland Ecosystem Services: Improving Decisions with a Systematic Approach

Joel R. Brown, U.S. Departyment of Agriculture
Neil D. MacLeod, CSIRO, Australia
Simone Maynard, Southeast Queensland Catchments, Australia

Identifying Priority Areas for Ecosystem Services Management in South Africa

Benis Egoh, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Italy
Belinda Reyers, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
Mathieu Rouget, University of KwaZulu-Natal. South Africa
Patrick O’Farrel, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
David Le Maitre, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
Richard Cowling, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa

Fairness and Efficiency: A Challenge for Payment for Environmental Services in Asia

Beria Leimona, World Agroforestry Centre, Southeast Asia

Biomass of Grasses and Other Herbaceous Plants for Bioenergy Use

Žydrė Kadžiulienė, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Lithuania
Lina Šarūnaitė, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Lithuania
Vita Tilvikienė, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Lithuania
Jonas Šlepetys, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Lithuania
Zenonas Dabkevičius, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Lithuania

Application of Payment for Ecosystem Services in China’s Rangeland Conservation: A Social-Ecological System Resilience Perspective

Wenjun Li, Peking University, China
Yanbo Li, Peking University, China

Information Bank of Phytoremedial Plants in Arid and Semi-Arid Rangeland Ecosystems

Fatemeh Montazeri, University of Sari, Iran
Reza Tamartash, University of Sari, Iran
Mohammadreza Tatian, University of Sari, Iran
Maedeh Yousefian, Islamic Azad University of Tehran, Iran

New Mechanisms of Grassland Carbon Sink for Increasing Green of Grasslands and Income of Pastoralists

Ji Zhao, Inner Mongolia University, China

Novel Approaches to Developing On-Farm Biomass Production Systems

S. Ray Smith, University of Kentucky
Thomas Clarkson Keene, University of Kentucky
Lee Carol Greenwell, University of Kentucky
Krista L. Cotten, University of Kentucky

Comparison of Biomass Productivity and Its Persistency among Four Perennial Grasses for Bioenergy Feedstock Production in Temperate Region of Japan

Naohiro Uwatoko, NARO, Japan
Masaaki Katsura, NARO, Japan
Tomoyuki Takai, NARO, Japan
Mitsuru Gau, NARO, Japan