Grassland Ecophysiology and Grazing Ecology

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This text presents edited key papers from the International Symposium on Grassland Ecophyisiology and Grazing Ecology held in Curitiba, Brazil in August 1999. It considers how plants within grasslands respond to and are adapted to grazing animals.
 

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Contents

Effects of Nitrogen and Water Supply on N and C Fluxes and Partitioning in Defoliated Swards
15
An Integrated View of C and N Uses in Leaf Growth Zones of Defoliated Grasses
41
Effects of Grazing on the Roots and Rhizosphere of Grasses
61
Reserve Formation and Recycling of Carbon and Nitrogen during Regrowth of Defoliated Plants
85
Shoot Morphological Plasticity of Grasses Leaf Growth vs Tillering
101
Tiller Dynamics of Grazed Swards
127
Effect of Nitrogen on Some Morphogenetic Traits of Temperate and Tropical Perennial Forage Grasses
151
Modelling the Dynamics of Temperate Grasses and Legumes in Cut Mixtures
169
Selective Grazing on GrassLegume Mixtures in Tropical Pastures
249
Leaf Tissue Turnover and Efficiency of Herbage Utilization
265
Dynamics of Heterogeneity in a Grazed Sward
289
SoilPlantAnimal Interactions and Impact on Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycling and Recycling in Grazed Pastures
317
Sustainable Management of Pasture and Rangelands
339
Campos in Southern Brazil
355
Campos in Uruguay
377
Argentinas Humid Grazing Lands
395

PlantAnimal Interactions in Complex Plant Communities from Mechanism to Modelling
191
Modelling Spatial Aspects of PlantAnimal Interactions
209
Defoliation Patterns and Herbage Intake on Pastures
233
The Final Resolution
407
Index
411
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