Track 4-1-3: Breeding Range Grasses and Legumes for Biomass 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 Range Grasses and Legumes for Biomass and Stress Tolerance

Forage Rye Cultivars for Animal Feed in Korea

Ouk-kyu Han, National Institute of Crop Science, Korea
Jong-jin Hwang, National Institute of Crop Science, Korea
Hyeong-ho Park, National Institute of Crop Science, Korea
Tae-il Park, National Institute of Crop Science, Korea
Ja-hwan Ku, National Institute of Crop Science, Korea
Young-up Kwon, National Institute of Crop Science, Korea
Soon-jong Kwoen, National Institute of Crop Science, Korea
Kwang-geun Park, National Institute of Crop Science, Korea

The Results of Breeding Perennial Grasses: The Evaluation of Developed Dactylis glomerata Hybrids

Sarmite Rancane, LLU Research Institute of Agriculture, Latvia
P. Berzins, LLU Research Institute of Agriculture, Latvia
B. Jansone, LLU Research Institute of Agriculture, Latvia
Vija Stesele, LLU Research Institute of Agriculture, Latvia
I. Dzene, LLU Research Institute of Agriculture, Latvia
A. Jansons, LLU Research Institute of Agriculture, Latvia

Genetic and Multilocation Evaluation of High Yielding Provenances of Bhimal (Grewia optiva) on Farmers’ Fields in North Western Himalayas

Harsh Mehta, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India
M. Ayoub Dar, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India
Debashis Mandal, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India
Rajesh Kaushal, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India
A. C. Rathore, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India
O. P. Chaturvedi, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India
P. K. Mishra, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India

Drought Effect on Yield of Forages Grass Species

Michal Kvasnovský, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic
Pavel Knot, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic
Lucia Hodulíková, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic
Iva Klusoňová, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic

Brachiaria Hybrids with Larger Root Length Densities Show Greater Shoot Vigor under Drought

Juan de la Cruz Jimenez, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Idupulapati M. Rao, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Juan A. Cardoso, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Margaret Worthington, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
John W. Miles, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia

Agro-Climatic Aptitude for Tanzania Guinea Grass Cultivation in Brazilian Semiarid Environment

Ana Clara Rodrigues Cavalcante, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Nailson Lima Santos Lemos, University Federal of Amazon, Brazil
Thieres George Freire da Silva, University Federal of Pernambuco, Brazil
Patricia Menezes Santos, EMBRAPA, Brazil
José Ricardo Macedo Pezzopane, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Magno José Duarte Cândido, Federal University of Ceará , Brazil

Performance of Guinea Grass Variety JHGG-08-1 in Southern Region of Karnataka

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

Fodder Productivity of Different Genotypes of Cenchrus ciliaris under Hot Arid Climate of Thar Desert

M. P. Rajora, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
R. K. Bhatt, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
S. K. Jindal, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
C. S. Shantharaja, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India

S Nutrition Is Involved in Alleviation of Damage of Photosynthetic Organelles by Salt Stress in Kentucky Bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.)

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

Light Dependent Morpho-Physiological Changes and Yield Response of Hybrid Napier Cultivars under Rainfed System

Savitha Antony, Kerala Agricultural University, India
C. George Thomas, Kerala Agricultural University, India

Selection of Suitable Varieties of Grasses for Myanmar

Nang Khan Hline, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Khin San Mu, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Moe Thida Htun, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Lwin Naing Oo, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Soe Min Thien, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Dezin Soe Lwin, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Jue Jue, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Aung Aung, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Jenny Hanks, University of Melbourne, Australia
Werner Stür, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Australia
Ganda Nakamanee, Department of Livestock Development, Thailand

Efficacy of Current Breeding Programs to Improve North American Native Grass Species for Forage and Conservation Use in the South Eastern United States

Jesse Ira Morrison, Mississippi State University
Brian Baldwin, Mississippi State University

Routes of Dicyandiamide Uptake in Pasture Plants: A Preliminary Laboratory Study

Pranoy Pal, Landcare Research, New Zealand
Andrew M. S. McMillan, Landcare Research, New Zealand
Surinder Saggar, Landcare Research, New Zealand

Photosynthesis and Biomass Studies in Lasiurus sindicus of Chandan Grassland in Thar Desert

P. Raja, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
Maharaj Singh, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
Nilendu Singh, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, India
Nawalesh Kumar Sinha, Indian Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, India

Ability of Three Temperate Grasses to Compete with Phalaris arundinacea L.

Hideki Okamoto, Hokkaido Research Organization, Japan
Kazuyoshi Oka, Hokkaido Government, Japan
Keiji Oshiro, Hokkaido Government, Japan
Keiya Yoshikawa, Souya Agricultural Extension Centre, Japan
Masanobu Takahashi, Hokkaido Research Organization, Japan
Mieko Adachi, Technical Research Institute of Livestock and Grassland, Japan

Evaluation of Tropical Herbaceous Legumes for Drought Resistance in Myanmar

Jue Jue, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Nang Khan Hline, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Khin San Mu, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Moe Thida Htun, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Lwin Naing Oo, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Soe Min Thien, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Dezin Soe Lwin, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar
Jenny Hanks, University of Melbourne, Australia
Ganda Nakamanee, Department of Livestock Development, Thailand
Werner Stür, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Australia
Aung Aung, University of Veterinary Science, Myanmar

Salinity Tolerance of Forage Range Legumes during Germination and Early Seedling Growth

D. Sevanayak, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
A. Edna, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
R. V. Koti, College of Agriculture, India
M. B. Doddamani, College of Agriculture, India
D. Deb, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Establishment and Early Growth of Improved Brachiaria Cultivars in Different Agro-Ecological Zones of Kenya

Donald M. G. Njarui, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation, Kenya
Clotilda O. Nekesa, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, Kenya
Elkana Nyambati, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation, Kenya
Mwangi Gatheru, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation, Kenya
Sita R. Ghimire, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
Joseph G. Mureithi, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation, Kenya