Developments, Opportunities, Perspectives
CRC Press
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 25. April 2019
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 556 Seiten
978-1-138-42712-9 (ISBN)
This book looks at significant current grassland problems and issues, and provides an insight into grassland productivity in diverse areas of the world, with their various production systems. There is a focus on recent technical advances and the prospects for further innovation, through twenty-one chapters by eminent grassland scientists, grouped into seven sections - forage germplasm; forage conservation; grass-based systems and organic production; climate change, biodiversity and biotechnology; geographical information systems; farmer and pastoralist participation; and regional developments. The book is timely in view of the expanding human and livestock populations, especially in arid and semi-arid environments, with the consequent pressure on the world's grasslands.
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
  • Höhe: 240 mm
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  • Breite: 180 mm
  • 1184 gr
978-1-138-42712-9 (9781138427129)
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Forage Germplasm: Prospects for Temperate Forage Legumes; The Future Role of Forage Legumes in the Mediterranean Climatic Areas; New Grasses and Legumes: Advances and Perspectives for the Tropical Zones of Latin America; Perspectives on Forage Tree LegumesForage Conservation: Silage: A Global Perspective; Prospects for Haying Systems Around the WorldGrass-based Systems and Organic Production: Meat and Milk Production from Grass-based Systems; New Zealand's Pastoral Industries: Efficient Use of Pastoral Resources; Organic Grassland: Principles, Practices and PotentialClimate Change, Biodiversity and Biotechnology: Rising Atmospheric CO2 and Global Climate Change: Management Implications for Grazinglands; Biodiversity in Grasslands: Current Changes and Scenarios for the Future; Biotechnological Approaches to Temperate Forage ImprovementGeographical Information Systems (GIS): GIS-based Forage Species Adaptation Mapping; The Application of Remote Sensing Technology to Grassland Resource Management in ChinaFarmer and Pastoralist Participation: New Forages for Smallholder Livestock Systems in Southeast Asia: Recent Developments, Impacts and Opportunities; Pastoralists, Present and Future: Rangeland Development in West Asia and North AfricaRegional Developments: Forage and Ruminant Livestock Integration in Tree Crop Plantations of Southeast Asia; Intensive Forage Production in Smallholder Dairy Farming in Eastern Africa; Rural Depopulation and Grassland Management in Patagonia; Australian Temperate Grasslands: Changing Philosophies and Future Prospects; The Future for Savannah and Tropical Grasslands: A Latin American Perspective

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