Improving grassland and pasture management in temperate agriculture

Athole Marshall (Golygydd), Rosemary Collins (Golygydd)

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The shift to more intensive livestock system has put more pressure on grasslands used for pasture. At the same time, there is a greater understanding of the role of grasslands in delivering a range of ecosystems services. This volume reviews the range of research 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. Part 2 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
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CyhoeddwrBurleigh Dodds Science Publishing
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ISBN (Argraffiad)978-1786762009, 1786762005
StatwsCyhoeddwyd - 27 Gorff 2018

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EnwBurleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science

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