Track 2-3-2: Impact of Grass and Legumes on Livestock Production, Soil Conservation and the Nitrogen Cycle in Grassland and Forage Ecosystems

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:
Impact of Grass and Legumes on Livestock Production, Soil Conservation and the Nitrogen Cycle in Grassland and Forage Ecosystems

Herbaceous Perennial Legumes: New Options for Pasture in Dryland Livestock Systems in Sub-Humid Mediterranean Chile

Carlos Ovalle, INIA, Chile
Soledad Espinoza, INIA, Chile
Viviana Barahona, INIA, Chile
Macarena Gerding, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
Alan Humpries, South Australian Research and Development Institute, Australia
Alejandro del Pozo, Universidad de Talca, Chile

Yield and N Recovery by Grass Species in Response to Long Term Applications of Manure and Mineral Fertilizer in a Cool Maritime Climate

Shabtai Bittman, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
Derek Hunt, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

Cenchrus ciliaris and Stylosanthes seabrana for Grassland Development in Semi-Arid Areas of Maharashtra

Nandini Nimbkar, Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, India
B. V. Nimbkar, Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, India

Productivity of White Clover-Grass Mixed Swards

Aleksandrs Adamovics, Latvia University of Agriculture, Latvia
Olga Adamovica, Latvia University of Agriculture, Latvia

Nitrogen Use Efficiency of Late Fall-Applied Urea and Pig Slurry for Regrowth of Perennial Ryegrass Sward

Sang-hyun Park, Chonnam National University, South Korea
Tae-hwan Kim, Chonnam National University, South Korea
Bok-rye Lee, Chonnam National University, South Korea
Se-jong Oh, Chonnam National University, South Korea

Estimating δ15N and δ13C in Barley and Pea Mixtures Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy with Genetic Algorithm Based Partial Least Squares Regression

Hyo-Won Lee, Korean National Open University, South Korea
Hyo-Jin Lee, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Han-Jong Ko, Korean National Open University, South Korea
Chang Yoon, Chonbuk National University, South Korea

Forage Legumes Intercropping and Nitrogen Management Effects on Performance of Guinea Grass (Panicum maximum) Varieties in Bundelkhand Region of India

Mukesh Choudhary, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
G. Prabhu, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Ethical Use of Cereal Legume Intercrop Forages for Feeding of Sheep and Pasture Development

S. B. Maity, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
K. K. Singh, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
G. Prabhu, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
N. Das, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Quality of Grass Fodder Cowpea Mixtures as Influenced by Row Ratio

S. Lakshmi, Kerala Agricultural University, India
M. R. Anita, Kerala Agricultural University, India

Nitrate Accumulation and Utilization in Fodder Oats Varieties as Affected by Different Nitrogen Levels

Gurjeet Kaur, Punjab Agricultural University, India
Meenakshi Goyal, Punjab Agricultural University, India
Pritpal Singh, Punjab Agricultural University, India

Mix Cropping of Smooth Vetch and Barley under Cold Rainfed Conditions

Mahmoud Pouryousef, Islamic Azad University, Iran
Khoshnood Alizadeh, Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization, Iran

Soil Fertility under Grassland Compared to Other Land Uses in Acid Soil of Himachal Pradesh, India

Sharmistha Pal, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India
Pankaj Panwar, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India
D. R. Bhardwaj, University of Horticulture and Forestry, India

Tall Fescue (Festuca arundinacea) Stockpiling Response to N Fertilizer in Southern Virginia as Affected by Biological Soil Quality

Christopher D. Teutsch, Virginia Tech
Robert Shoemaker, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Alan J. Franzluebbers, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Root Dry Matter Partitioning in Four Perennial Temperate Forage Grass Species

Luis Inostroza, INIA, Chile
Joel Ibañez, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
Fernando Ortega, INIA, Chile
Hernán Acuña, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
Pablo Undurraga, INIA, Chile