Forage Production for Pasture-Based Livestock Production
Length: 141 pages
Authors: Ed Rayburn, Editor
Features: 26 illustrations, 30+ tables, glossary, conversions, 20 authors from nine universities and three government agencies.
information on forage production, discussing: plant morphology, ecology, and
management; soil fertility; nutrient management; impacts of grazing; pests,
weeds, and diseases; and establishing forage stands. Scroll down for a chapter and author list.
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Chapter 1: Plant Morphology and Its Effects on Management
A. Ozzie Abaye, James T. Green, Edward B. Rayburn
Chapter 2: Ecology of Plant Communities in Forage-Livestock Systems
E. Ann Clark, Heather Karsten, William M. Murphy, Benjamin F. Tracy
Chapter 3: Soils, Soil Fertility, and Fertilizers
Edward B. Rayburn, Thomas J. Basden
Chapter 4: Nutrient Management in Forage-Livestock Systems
Paul R. Peterson, James B. Cropper, Edward B. Rayburn, William L. Stout, Jr.†
Chapter 5: Environmental Impacts of Grazing
William L. Stout, Jr.†, Andrew N. Sharpley, Lloyd B. Owens, James B. Cropper, Ronald R. Schnabel†
Chapter 6: Invertebrate Pests, Weeds, and Diseases of Forage-Livestock Systems
Robert A. Byers, William S. Curran, Barbara W. Pennypacker, Badruddin Ali Khan
Chapter 7: Establishing Forage Stands
Lester R. Vough, Marvin H.
Hall, Edward B. Rayburn