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Improving Grassland and Pasture Management in Temperate Agriculture - (Hardcover)
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This volume reviews the range of research focussing on more sustainable use of grasslands to optimise livestock nutrition whilst protecting biodiversity and delivering a range of broader environmental benefits. Part 1 assesses grassland functions and dynamics, including plant-soil and plant-animal interactions, nutrient cycling and carbon capture. Part 2 surveys grassland species such as ryegrass and legumes. Part 3 reviews key aspects of grassland management, including sowing, soil health, irrigation and weed control as well as monitoring. The final part of the book considers wider aspects of sustainability such as protecting biodiversity as well as silage processing.With its distinguished editors and international team of subject experts, this will be a standard reference for grassland and rangeland scientists, livestock producers, government and non-governmental organisations responsible for grassland management and conservation.
Number of Pages: 466
Series Title: Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science
Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Pub
Street Date: July 27, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-54-3030
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