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Forages : Science of Grassland Agriculture, Volume II

Forages : Science of Grassland Agriculture, Volume II - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0813802329

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Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Published: 2007
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Forages : Science of Grassland Agriculture, Volume II - 6TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0813802329

Robert F. Barnes, Kenneth J. Moore and C. Jerry Nelson

ISBN13: 978-0813802329
ISBN10: 0813802326
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 07
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Forages: The Science of Grassland Agriculture, 6th Edition is the long-awaited revision of the classic reference that serves as a comprehensive supplement to An Introduction to Grassland Agriculture. The new edition has broadened its scope and is newly re-organized into ten major sections that extensively cover the field of forage agriculture. Chapter authors are leading researchers and authorities in grassland agriculture who emphasize quantifiable information that lends itself to comparative analysis. An extensive list of references, suggested further reading, glossary, and a thorough index complete the book's value as a single-source reference.

Table of Contents

PART I. Forage Plants

1. Terminology and Classification of Forage Plants Robert F Barnes, C. Jerry Nelson, and Gary W. Fick
2. Grass and Legume Structure and Morphology Lowell E. Moser and John A. Jennings
3. Physiology of Forage Plants Jeffrey J. Volenec and C. Jerry Nelson
4. Growth and Development of Forage Plants R. Howard Skinner and Kenneth J. Moore
5. Nutrients and Water in Forage Plants Dale G. Blevins and David J. Barker

PART II. Forage Ecology

6. Climate and Forage Adaptation Vern S. Baron and Gilles Baelanger
7. Plant Interactions David D. Briske
8. Plant Herbivore Interactions Samuel W. Coleman and Lynn E. Sollenberger
9. Nutrient Cycling in Forage Production Systems David A. Wedin and Michael P. Russelle
10. Forages for Conservation and Improved Soil Quality Douglas L. Karlen, Jerrell L. Lemunyon, and Jeremy W. Singer
11. Forages and the Environment Dennis R. Keeney and Matt A. Sanderson

PART III. Forage Species

12. Cool-season Legumes for Humid Areas Craig C. Sheaffer and Gerald W. Evers
13. Legumes for Tropical and Subtropical Areas William D. Pitman and Albert E. Kretschmer, Jr.
14. Cool-season Grasses for Humid Areas Michael D. Casler and Robert L. Kallenbach
15. Grasses for Arid and Semiarid Areas John D. Berdahl and Daren D. Redfearn
16. Tropical and Subtropical Grasses Wayne W. Hanna and Lynn E. Sollenberger
17. Forbs and Browse Species David P. Belesky, David W. Koch, and John W. Walker

PART IV. Forage Systems

18. Systems for Temperate Humid Areas Jerome H. Cherney and Robert L. Kallenbach
19. Forage Systems for Temperate Subhumid and Semiarid Areas Larry A. Redmon and John R. Hendrickson
20. Forage Systems for the Warm Humid Areas William D. Pitman
21. Forage Systems for Humid Transition Areas Charles P. West and John C. Waller
22. Forage Systems for Arid Areas Dan H. Putnam and Timothy DelCurto

PART V. Forage Production and Management

23. Establishment and Renovation Marvin H. Hall and Lester R. Vough
24. Fertilization Clifford S. Snyder and Richard H. Leep
25. Irrigation and Water Management Jennifer W. MacAdam and Allan L. Barta
26. Weed Management Robert A. Masters and Robert B. Mitchell
27. Insect Management R. Marc Sulc and William O. Lamp

PART VI. Forage Improvemen

28. Forage Breeding Kenneth P. Vogel and JoAnn F.S. Lamb
29. Biotechnology and Molecular Approaches to Forage Improvement E. Charles Brummer, Joseph H. Bouton, and Mary K. Sledge
30. Seed Production Jeffrey J. Steiner and Tim L. Springer
31. Nutritional Chemistry of Forages Ronald D. Hatfield, Hans-Joachim G. Jung, Glen Broderick, Thomas C. Jenkins

PART VII. Forage Quality

32. Digestibility and Intake David R. Mertens
33. Plant Chemistry and Antiquality Components in Forage Lowell P. Bush, Craig A. Roberts, and Carrie Schultz
34. Laboratory Methods for Evaluating Forage Quality William P. Weiss and Alice N. Pell
35. Animal Methods for Evaluating Forage Quality Robert C. Cochran, Wayne K. Coblentz, and Eric S. Vanzant
36. Predicting Forage Quality John E. Moore, Adegbola T. Adesogan, Samuel W. Coleman, and Daniel J. Undersander
37. Factors Affecting Forage Quality Steven L. Fales and John O. Fritz

PART VIII. Forage Harvesting and Utilization

38. Post-harvest Physiology Michael Collins and Wayne K. Coblentz
39. Hay Harvest and Storage C. Alan Rotz and Kevin J. Shinners
40. Silage Production Richard E. Muck and Limin Kung, Jr.
41. Biomass, Energy, and Industrial Uses of Forages Matt A. Sanderson, Neal P. Martin, and Paul Adler

PART IX. Pasture Management

42. Grazing Management Lynn E. Sollenberger and Yoana C. Newman
43. Grazing Animal Nutrition Monty S. Kerley and Gregory P. Lardy
44. Grazing Animal Behavior Karen L. Launchbaugh and Charles T. Dougherty
45. Forage-induced Animal Disorders Henry F. Mayland, Peter R. Cheeke, Walter Majak, and Jesse P. Goff
46. Grazing Systems and Strategies Vivien Gore Allen, Rodney K. Heitschmidt, and Lynn E. Sollenberger

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