Track 5-1-1: Global Role of Grassland Management in Mitigating Climate Change Effects on the Environment and Human Welfare

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:
Global Role of Grassland Management in Mitigating Climate Change Effects on the Environment and Human Welfare

Regulation of Nitrification in Soil: Advances in Integration of Brachiaria Hybrids to Intensify Agriculture and to Mitigate Climate Change

Jacobo Arango, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Idupulapati M. Rao, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Manabu Ishitani, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
John W. Miles, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Michael Peters, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Joe Tohme, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Danilo E. Moreta, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Margaret Worthington, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Rein van der Hoek, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Mario Cuchillo, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Glenn Hyman, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Jeimar Tapasco, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Jesus Martinez, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia

Integrated Evaluation of Soil Carbon Budget by Manure Application on Forage Production

Mikinori Tsuiki, Iwate University, Japan
Ryo Sato, Iwate University, Japan
Shoji Matsuura, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Japan
Mariko Shimizu, Hokkaido University, Japan
Ryusuke Hatano, Hokkaido University, Japan
Takatoshi Arita, Konsen Agricultural Experiment Station, Japan
Akinori Mori, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Japan
Akira Miyata, National Institute of Agro-Environmental Sciences, Japan
Masayuki Hojito, Kitasato University, Japan
Mitsuhiro Niimi, Miyazaki University, Japan

Change in Migration and Pasture Utilization by Brokpa Pastoral Nomads: A Sustainable Adaptation Strategy for Climate Sensitive Arunachal Pradesh!?

Sanjit Maiti, National Research Centre on Yak, India
S. K. Jha, National Dairy Research Institute, India
Sanchita Garai, National Dairy Research Institute, India
Vijay Paul, National Research Centre on Yak, India
G. Krishnan, National Research Centre on Yak, India
A. K. Bera, National Research Centre on Yak, India
D. Bhattacharya, National Research Centre on Yak, India
S. M. Deb, National Research Centre on Yak, India

Simulating the Effect of the Climate Change, Genotypes and Management on the Productivity of Forage Cowpea in Semi-Arid Regions of India

Suchit K. Rai, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Sunil Kumar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
D. Deb, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Effect of Topographical Condition on Radioactive Cesium Pollution of Herbaceous Plants in a Mountainous Grazing Pasture after Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident

Shin-ichiro Ogura, Tohoku University, Japan
Masanori Saito, Tohoku University, Japan

Importance of Grassland Management for Carbon Sequestration and to Mitigate Climate Change: A Review

Poonam Yadav, Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, India
Sheela Choudhary, Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, India
Sunil Dutt Choudhary, Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, India
Praveen Kaushik, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, India

Frost Tolerance, Deacclimation and Reacclimation Traits in Perennial Ryegrass

Mats Höglind, Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, Norway
Hans Martin Hanslin, Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, Norway

Effect of Silting Yield Index on Biomass and Carbon Sequestration Potential along an Altitudinal Gradient of Subtropical Chir Pine Forests and Grasslands in North Western Himalaya, India

Debasis Mahato, Birsa Agricultural University, India
B. Gupta, Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, India
Matber Singh, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India