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The Evolving Science of Grassland Improvement

By: L R Humphreys

261 pages, Figs, tabs

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Feb 1997 | #61213 | ISBN: 0521495679
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Grasslands are a resource of great economic importance. Over the past 60 years great progress has been made in grassland science to cope with increaing pressures such as population growth and global warming. Such progress is examined here.

'The author gives a very good and authoritative overview of improvement in grassland science during the last decades.' J. M. Greef, Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science


Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1. Grassland improvement and environmental protection; 2. The plant genetic base for grassland improvement; 3. The nitrogen economy of grasslands; 4. Growth and defoliation; 5. Grassland ecology; 6. Grazing management; 7. Innovation, optimization and the realization of change; Appendix: the International Grassland Congresses; References; Index.

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