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Author Pearson, C. J

Title Agronomy of grassland systems / C.J. Pearson, R.L. Ison
Edition 2nd ed
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 222 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents 1. Overview: perspectives on grassland systems -- 2. The emergence of grassland systems -- 3. Generation -- 4. Vegetative growth -- 5. Flowering and seed production -- 6. Mineral nutrition -- 7. Herbage quality and animal intake -- 8. Grassland -- animal interactions and management -- 9. Grassland systems design
Summary The challenges facing grassland agronomists are becoming increasingly complex, with environmental and ethical issues assuming a greater significance alongside more conventional technical aspects. This new expanded edition, with an increased emphasis on systems thinking, has been revised to reflect current concerns, knowledge and practice. As such it addresses the need for a different approach to grassland agronomy, providing novel and provocative material to instruct, stimulate and enthuse the reader
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-217) and index
Notes English
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Subject Pastures.
Grasses.
Range management.
Poaceae
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- Crop Science.
Grasses.
Range management.
Paturages.
Graminees.
Paturages -- Exploitation.
Pastagem (manejo e conservacao)
Plantas forrageiras.
Pastures.
Grasses
Pastures
Range management
Gr├╝nlandwirtschaft
Weidewirtschaft
Pastagem (manejo e conservacao)
Plantas forrageiras.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
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