Tropical Forage Plants
Tropical Forage Plants: Development and Use covers the research and re sulting pasture development in the tropics and subtropics, which has u ... Show synopsis Tropical Forage Plants: Development and Use covers the research and re sulting pasture development in the tropics and subtropics, which has u ndergone dramatic changes in the past few decades. Providing a broad, global perspective, it serves as a comprehensive resource covering a w ide range of subjects pertaining to forage and animal production in th e tropics and subtropics including such aspects as agronomy, pasture m anagement, forage plant breeding, soils, plant nutrition, and disease management and control. The book presents extensive coverage of the te chnical aspects of forage-based agriculture in the tropics. It address es both the scientific aspects of this technology and its practical ap plication. The editors integrate the extensive research on tropical fo rage species in the western hemisphere with that of global research ef forts. They provide over 15,000 references that lay the groundwork for further research.