Track 4-1-2: Breeding Cultivated Forage Species for Biomass, Quality and Stress Tolerance

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:
Breeding Cultivated Forage Species for Biomass, Quality and Stress Tolerance

Contributions of Different Regulatory Mechanisms to Osmotic Potential Changes in Three Caragana Species on the Mongolian Plateau

Zhirong Zheng, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, China
Shihai Lu, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, China
Shengxing Ye, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, China
Zhaoyan Diao, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, China

Combining Ability Studies in Cowpea for Dual Purpose Types

K. Sridhar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Vinod Kumar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Narendra S. Kulkarni, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
G. Sahay, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Interspecific Hybridisation between Trifolium repens and T. occidentale for the Improvement of Drought Tolerance in White Clover

Syed Wajid Hussain, AgResearch, New Zealand
Warren M. Williams, AgResearch, New Zealand

Effects of Polyethylene Glycol-Induced Water Stress on the Physiological and Biochemical Responses of Different Sorghum Genotypes

Jeong-sung Jung, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea
Zada Muhammad, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea
Ki-won Lee, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea
Jin-youg Mun, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea
Hyung-soo Park, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea
Young-jin Kim, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea
Won-ho Kim, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea
Sang-hoon Lee, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea
Sang-hack Lee, National Institute of Animal Science, South Korea

Spectral Reflectance Indices and Their Relationship with Dry Mater Production in an Association Mapping Population of White Clover

Luis Inostroza, INIA, Chile
Hernán Acuña, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
Catalina Vasquez, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
Joel Ibañez, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

MFC-09-1: A New Forage Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) Variety for South Zone of India

H. C. Lohithaswa, College of Agriculture, V.C. Farm, Mandya, India
M. R. Krishnappa, AICRP on Forage Crops, India
B. G. Shekara, AICRP on Forage Crops, India
N. M. Chikkarugi, AICRP on Forage Crops, India
N. Manasa, AICRP on Forage Crops, India

Drought Tolerance Screening of Avena Species by Inducing Water Stress Conditions at Vegetative and Flowering Stage

Harish C. Pandey, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Study on Protein Related to Heat Tolerance of Medicago sativa L. 'Deqin'

Yan Zhao, Yunnan Agricultural University, China
Yufen Bi, Yunnan Agricultural University, China

Assessment of Fodder Production Potential of Lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) Genotypes for Sustainable Live Stock Production

T. Shashikala, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India
M. Shanti, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India
R. Suseela, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India
M. Anuradha, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India
R. V. T. Balazzii Naaiik, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, India
V. Chandrika, Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University, India

Development of a Reference Set of Sorghum (Sorghum spp.) for Cyanogenic Potential (HCN-p) and Evaluating Their Fodder Yield Traits

B. J. Karthikeyan, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India
C. Babu, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India
A. John Joel, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India
S. Ganeshram, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India

Biochemical Evaluation of Forage Sorghum for Stress Tolerance

Manoj Kumar Srivastava, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Chandan Kumar Gupta, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Evaluation on Mengnong Clover No.1--China's First Variety of Caucasian Clover (Trifolium ambiguum Bieb.)

Mingjiu Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Ying Zhou, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Lijun He, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Fan Huang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Jingli He, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

Plant Growth Regulators for Mitigating Water Stress in Cowpea

Syama S. Menon, Kerala Agricultural University, India
K. E. Savithri, Kerala Agricultural University, India

Root Architecture and Morphology of Advanced Synthetic Lines Developed by the Red Clover Breeding Program of INIA-Chile

Fernando Ortega, INIA, Chile
Luis Inostroza, INIA, Chile
Catalina Vasquez, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
Joel Ibañez, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
Hernán Acuña, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

Persistence of Red Clover (Trifolium pratense L.) Is Highly Related to Plant Population: Preliminary Studies on Isoflavones that Could Act as Insect Deterrents

Fernando Ortega, INIA, Chile
Andrés Quiroz, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile
Leonardo Parra, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile
Ana Mutis, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile
Emilio Hormazabal, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile
Muriel Melo, INIA, Chile

Stability Analysis in Dual Purpose Maize Line

R. P. Sah, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Shahid Ahmed, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
D. R. Malaviya, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Pradeep Saxena, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Development of High Fodder-Yielding Sweet Sorghum Strain Madhura-2 (NARI-SS-5) for Production under Monsoon and Post-Monsoon Seasons

Vrijendra Singh, Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, India
Chanda Nimbkar, Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, India
C. S. Khore, Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, India
Nandini Nimbkar, Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, India

Performance of Dual Purpose Maize Line for Grain, Green Fodder, Stover Yield under the Semi-Arid Condition

Shahid Ahmed, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
R. P. Sah, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
D. R. Malaviya, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Pradeep Saxena, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Genetic Analysis of Some Morphological Traits in Egyptian Clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L.)

Tejveer Singh, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
D. R. Malaviya, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
P. Kaushal, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Cytological Investigations of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) and Sem (Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet) Two Major Fodder Legumes

Gitanjali Sahay, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Pooja Shukla, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Yield and Yield Component Development in Dual-Purpose Barley

A. K. Singh, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Pradeep Saxena, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Identification of Oat (Avena sativa L.) Varieties for Prolonged Green Fodder Production under Central India Conditions

Shweta, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, India

Breeding Strategies for Improving Fodder Security in Semi-Arid Tropics (SAT)

Vijay Kumar Yadav, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
P. Kaushal, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
P. K. Ghosh, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India