Track 1-1-2: Biodiversity, Growth and Management of Temperate and Mediterranean Grasslands

The 23rd International Grassland Congress (Sustainable use of Grassland Resources for Forage Production, Biodiversity and Environmental Protection) took place in New Delhi, India from November 20 through November 24, 2015.
Proceedings Editors: M. M. Roy, D. R. Malaviya, V. K. Yadav, Tejveer Singh, R. P. Sah, D. Vijay, and A. Radhakrishna
Published by Range Management Society of India

23rd International Grassland Congress:
Biodiversity, Growth and Management of Temperate and Mediterranean Grasslands

Megathermic Spontaneous Grasses in the Mid Valley Ecotone, Rio Negro of Argentina

Klich María Guadalupe, Universidad Nacional de Rio Negro, Argentina

Seasonal Influence on Botanical Composition of Plantain, Chicory, White- and Red-Clover Based Herbage Mixes

Sharini Carol Somasiri, Coconut Research Institute, Sri Lanka
Paul R. Kenyon, Massey University, New Zealand
Peter D. Kemp, Massey University, New Zealand
Patrick C. H. Morel, Massey University, New Zealand
Stephen T. Morris, Massey University, New Zealand

Inventory of Important Fodder Plants of Ladakh Himalaya

Suheel Ahmad, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
J. P. Singh, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
D. K. Verma, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Net Herbage Accumulation Rate (NHAR) of Plantain and Chicory Based Sward Mixes

Sharini Carol Somasiri, Coconut Research Institute, Sri Lanka
Paul R. Kenyon, Massey University, New Zealand
Peter D. Kemp, Massey University, New Zealand
Patrick C. H. Morel, Massey University, New Zealand
Stephen T. Morris, Massey University, New Zealand

Range Dynamic and Sustainability of Mediterranean Grassland

Zalmen Henkin, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
Eugene D. Ungar, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
Avi Perevolotsky, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
Yehuda Yehuda, MIGAL - Galilee Technological Center, Israel
Serge Landau, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
Marcelo Sternberg, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Effect of Plateau Pika (Ochotonacurzionae) Disturbance on Soil Microelements Content in Alpine Meadow

Tingting Jia, Lanzhou University, China
Zhenggang Guo, Lanzhou University, China
Yu Xiao, Lanzhou University, China
Yuying Shen, Lanzhou University, China

Assessment of Grasslands and Livestock Production in Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh

S. Radotra, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Inder Dev, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
A. Kanan, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India
Birbal Singh, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India