Track 2-4-1: Water Harvesting, Watershed Management, Water Use Efficiency and Eco-Hydrology

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:
Water Harvesting, Watershed Management, Water Use Efficiency and Eco-Hydrology

Declining Water Resources and Environmental Degradation: A Case of the Thulokhola Watershed in the Nuwakot District of Nepal

Durga D. Poudel, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Timothy W. Duex, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Waterponding the Rangelands

Ray Thompson, Central West Local Land Services, Australia

Effect of Mulching Practices on Soil Moisture and Yield of Forage Crops

Champak Kumar Kundu, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, India
Himangshu Das, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, India
Pintoo Bandopadhyay, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, India

Effects of Alternate Furrow Irrigation on the Forage Quality of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa)

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

Management Effect on Rainfall Use Efficiency and Growth Rate of Spineless Cactus cv. Miúda in Northeast Brazil

Toni Carvalho de Souza, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Brazil
Mércia V. F. dos Santos, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Brazil
Márcio V. da Cunha, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Brazil
Felipe M. Saraiva, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Brazil
Alexandre C. L. de Mello, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Brazil
Mário de Andrade Lira
Ivan Ferraz, Instituto Agronômico de Pernambuco, Brazil
José C. B. Dubeux Jr., University of Florida

Estimation of Net Rainfall through Guava Tree for In-Situ Soil Moisture Conservation in Guava Based Hortipasture System in Central India

Akram Ahmed, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Sunil Kumar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Participation and Constraints Faced by Farm Women of Watershed Programmes in Bundelkhand Region of Central India

Om Prakash, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India
Bankey Bihari, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India

Tillage and Mulching Effects on Crop Productivity and Moisture Dynamics in Fodder Sorghum Based Cropping Systems under Rainfed Condition

Kiran Kumar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
T. Palsaniya, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
A. K. Dixit, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
G. Prabhu, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Manoj Chaudhary, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Relationship between Rainfall and Annual Forage Biomass to Build a Forage-Balance Guarantee System in Brazilian Semiarid

Ana Clara Rodrigues Cavalcante, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Rodrigo Gregório da Silva, IFCE-Limoeiro do Norte, Brazil
Magno José Duarte Cândido, Federal University of Ceará , Brazil
Jay Peter Angerer, Texas A&M University

Effect of Planting Methods and Forage Crop Combinations on Fodder Productivity through Moisture Conservation

Kauthale Vitthal Keshav, BAIF-Development Research Foundation, India
P. S. Takawale, BAIF-Development Research Foundation, India
S. D. Patil, BAIF-Development Research Foundation, India

Evaluation of Grasses Raised through Sewage Water in Musi, Hyderabad

M. Shanti, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India
K. Narasimha Reddy, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India
M. C. Patnaik, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India
R. V. T. Balazzii Naaiik, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India
T. Shashikala, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India
Ch. Chiranjeevi, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India
R. Susheela, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India
M. Anuradha, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India

Water Use Efficiency and Evapotranspiration of Hybrid Napier (Pennisetum purpureum x P. americanum) under Semi-Arid Indian Region

J. B. Singh, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Rajiv K. Agrawal, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Pradeep Behari, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Influence of Different In-Situ Soil Moisture Conservation Techniques in Aonla Based Hortipasture System on Water Yield in Semi-Arid Region of India

Ramesh Singh, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
Sunil Kumar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
A. K. Shuka, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
R. K. Singh, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India