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"Grasses and Grassland Aspects" ed. by Valentin Missiakô Kindomihou

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"Grasses and Grassland Aspects" ed. by Valentin Missiakô Kindomihou

"Grasses and Grassland Aspects" ed. by Valentin Missiakô Kindomihou
ITExLi | 2020 | ISBN: 1789849500 9781789849509 1789849497 9781789849493 1789851971 9781789851977 | 129 pages | PDF | 8 MB

This book intends to provide the reader with the latest aspects on grasses and grassland for the well-being of farming systems.


Renewed attention is being given to global agricultural productivity such as food security, food prices, financial viability of farm businesses under rising costs, declining availability and affordability of critical inputs including suitable land, etc.Thus, farming systems need to combine space maintenance and food herds in rural areas. Facing these new challenges, interest in grasses and grasslands as important forage systems has increased over the past 30 years, due to their economic, environmental, and ecological properties. A better use of economic and ecological potentials requires an understanding of their functions, and the development of tools for feeding herds, managing space, maintaining biodiversity, and limiting pollution.

Contents
1.Introductory Chapter: Milestones in Grasses and Grassland Research
2.Soil Moisture Regime and Mound Position Effects on Soil Water and Vegetation in a Native Tallgrass Prairie in the Mid-Southern United States of America
3.Effects of Fire on Grassland Soils and Water: A Review
4.Increasing Warm-Season Native Grass Biomass Using Fire, Herbicide, and Nitrogen Applications
5.Effects of Grazing Intensity on Belowground Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling
6.Small Grains as Winter Pasture in the Southern Great Plains of the United States
7.Performance off Forage Crops and Grass Mixtures in Kosovo

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