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Tropical forage legumes : harnessing the potential of Desmanthus and other genera for heavy clay soils

Author: John R Lazier; N Ahmad
Publisher: Boston, MA : CABI, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This publication presents the results of the collaborative research, commencing with a report on the collection of a broad range of genetic material of fodder potential in Belize, the Yucatan and Guatemala, the initial evaluation of some of this material in Belize and a brief review of the impact of the collection on forage development over the past 30 years (Chapter 2); in fact this germplasm collection stimulated  Read more...
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Tropical forage legumes
Boston, MA : CABI, [2016]
(DLC) 2016002563
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John R Lazier; N Ahmad
ISBN: 9781780646299 1780646291 9781780648774 1780648774
OCLC Number: 937368290
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Providing Pasture and Ley Legumes for Use on Clay Soils in Tropical and Subtropical Environments / R.L. Burt, J.R. Lazier and N. Ahmad --
The Collection and Initial Evaluation of a Wide Range of Pasture Legumes From Mexico, Belize and Guatemala : Implications for Genetic Resource Development for Tropical Countries / J.R. Lazier and R.L. Burt --
Developing and Utilizing Genetic Resource Collections : An Example From the Tropical Leguminous Genus Stylosanthes / R.L. Burt --
Desmanthus, a Tropical and Subtropical Forage Legume : Developing Germplasm Resources for More Subtropical and High Altitude Environments / R.L. Burt and J.R. Lazier --
A Numerical Analysis of Variation Patterns in the Genus Desmanthus : An Exploratory Study / R.L. Burt and J.R. Lazier --
Searching for Pasture Legumes for Heavy Clay Soils in the Australian Dry Tropics and Subtropics : I. Initial Literature Reviews, Data Analysis and Choice of Material for Test / R.L. Burt and J.R. Lazier --
Searching for Pasture Legumes for Heavy Clay Soils in the Australian Dry Tropics and Subtropics : II. Ancillary Floristic, Climatic and Edaphic Studies / R.L. Burt and N. Ahmad --
Searching for Pasture Legumes for Heavy Clay Soils in the Australian Dry Tropics and Subtropics : III. The Initial Evaluation of Introduced Material / R.L. Burt --
Searching for Pasture Legumes for Heavy Clay Soils in the Australian Dry Tropics and Subtropics : IV. Evaluation in Western Queensland / R.L. Burt --
Recent Development and Commercial Adoption of Legumes for Heavy Clay Soils in Queensland / K.G. Cox --
Developing and Commercializing New Pasture Legumes for Clay Soils in the Semi-arid Rangelands of Northern Australia : The New Desmanthus Cultivars JCU 1-5 and the Progardes Story / C.P. Gardiner --
The Cattle Industry of Belize : A Brief History of Research and Development to the Mid-1970s / J.R. Lazier --
Botanical Composition and Nutritive Value of Selected Native Pastures in Belize / J.R. Lazier --
Single Plant Trials of Potential Forage Legumes for Belizean Pastures on Clay Soils of the Upper Belize River and the Lowland Pine Ridge / J.R. Lazier --
Forage Legume Adaptation Strip Trials in Belize / J.R. Lazier --
Initial Screening for Persistence and Productivity of 20 Promising Native and Exotic Pasture Legume Species in Two Productive Contrasting Forage Grasses in Belize / J.R. Lazier --
Productivity of 16 Forage Legumes Under Cutting in Belize on Contrasting Soils : a High Alluvial Terrace and A Lowland Pine Savanna I. Dry Matter Yields / J.R. Lazier --
Productivity of 16 Forage Legumes in Mixed Swards Under Cutting in Belize on Contrasting Soils : a High Alluvial Terrace and A Lowland Pine Savanna II. Nutrient Levels and Feeding Value / J.R. Lazier --
A Summary of the Results of the IDRC-UWI/Belize Forage Legume Adaptation and Productivity Trials, 1973-1977 / J.R. Lazier.
Responsibility: edited by John R. Lazier, Nazeer Ahmad.

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This book explores the importance of heavy clay soils to agricultural productivity in the tropics and subtropics and the identification of adapted, productive forage legumes for this environment.  Read more...

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