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Forages Volume 1:
An Introduction to
Grassland Agriculture -
6th Edition

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

Features

  • Increased coverage of plant morphology
  • Additional material on ecological and environmental factors
  • Greater emphasis on grassland ecology, pasture management, forage quality, forbs as components of grassland systems
  • Economic interpretations and social constraints to point out practicality
  • An easy-reference full-color compendium of forage species

Forages: An Introduction to Grassland Agriculture - Volume I, highlights plant adaptation and the complexity of forage management by integrating soil, climate, and herbivory factors with production goals. This exceptional sourcebook has been extensively reconfigured to address the needs of today's students and provide a foundation for problem solving and decision making in forage management. Sidebars and study questions will aid student review and comprehension. Broad, national coverage of key species and management practices in a framework of comparative analysis is provided.

Contents

  1. Characteristics of Forage Species

    • Forages and Grasslands in a Changing World
    • Structure and Morphology of Grasses
    • Structure and Morphology of Legumes and Other Forbs
    • Physiology of Forage Plants
    • Environmental Aspects of Forage Management
    • Grasses for Northern Areas
    • Grasses for Southern Areas
    • Legumes for Northern AreasLegumes for Southern Areas
    • Forbs

  2. Forage Management

    • Forage Establishment
    • Forage Fertilization and Nutrient Management
    • Integrated Pest Management in Forages
    • Naturalized Grassland Ecosystems and Their Management
    • Forage Improvement and Seed Production

  3. Forage Utilization

    • Forage QualityForage Utilization
    • Forage Related Animal Disorder
    • Preservation of Forage as Hay and Silage
    • Grazing Management Systems

Appendix
Common and Botanical Names of Forages
Glossary
Index

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