Track 2-9-1: Alternative Use of Grasslands for Medicinal Plants, Biofuel and Wildlife Products

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:
Alternative Use of Grasslands for Medicinal Plants, Biofuel and Wildlife Products

Institutional and Technological Options for Sustainable Intensification of Community Based Silvi-pasture Systems in Arid Eco-regions of South Asia

Shalander Kumar, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-arid Tropics, India
Ramilan Thiagarajah, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-arid Tropics, India
Anthony Whitbread, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-arid Tropics, India

Management of Rangelands and Forests for Sustainable Mithun Farming by Chakhesang Tribe of Nagaland

Raj K. Singh, National Research Centre on Mithum, India
Prakash R. Dutta, National Research Centre on Mithum, India
Vidya Singh, National Research Centre on Mithum, India
Akhilesh Kumar, National Research Centre on Mithum, India
D. Apole Theluo, National Research Centre on Mithum, India

Piptatherum miliaceum (L.) Coss: A Mediterranean Native Perennial Grass with Potential Use for Bioenergy

Claudio Porqueddu, National Research Council, Italy
Antonello Franca, National Research Council, Italy
Federico Sanna, National Research Council, Italy
Giovanni A. Re, National Research Council, Italy
Rita A. M. Melis, National Research Council, Italy
Leonardo Sulas, National Research Council, Italy

Gum Exudation in Relation to Depth of Incisions on Stem-Bark of Butea monosperma L.: A Dominant Interspersed Tree Species in Grazing Lands

Vishva Deepak Tripathi, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
Rajendra Prasad, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
Chandra Shekhar Sahay, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Prasahant Singh, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
S. K. Dhyani, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India

Cover Crops Alternatives for Sustainable Agriculture Systems in Uruguay

Walter Ayala, INIA, Uruguay
José A. Terra, INIA, Uruguay
Ethel Barrios, INIA, Uruguay
Ignacio Macedo, INIA, Uruguay

Determinants of the Utilization of Desho Grass (Pennisetum pedicellatum) for Multiple-purposes in Ethiopia

Bimrew Asmare, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
Jane Wamatu, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Ethiopia
Ashraf Alkhatib, Damascus University, Syria
Barbara Rischkowsky, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Ethiopia
Solomon Demeke, Jimma University, Ethiopia
Taye Tolemariyam, Jimma University, Ethiopia
Firew Tegegne, Tottori University, Japan

Performance of Acacia senegal L.: Untapped Wealth of Gum Arabic in Rangelands and Grasslands in Arid and Semi-Arid Region of India

Rajendra Prasad, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
Vishva Deepak Tripathi, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
S. K. Dhyani, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
A. K. Handa, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
Badre Alam, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
Ajit, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
Ramesh Singh, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India