Forages, An Introduction to Grassland Agriculture (Volume I)

9780813826004: Forages, An Introduction to Grassland Agriculture (Volume I)

The sixth edition of Forages, Volume I, highlights plant adaptation and the complexity of forage management by integrating soil, climate, and herbivory factors with production goals.
This exceptional sourcebook has been extensively reconfigured to address the needs of today's undergraduate student and provide a foundation for problem solving and decision making in forage management. Sidebars and study questions will aid student review and comprehension. Forages teachers themselves, authors from across the continental United States provide broad, national coverage of key species and management practices in a framework of comparative analysis.

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Instructors of forage courses and practicing agronomists will appreciate the searchable text and image resources on this CD-ROM that serves as a supplement to information presented in Forages: An Introduction to Grassland Agriculture, 6th edition. The following features make this product a must-have for any serious agronomist:

  • Nearly 1900 high-resolution images with descriptive captions illustrate plant and seed characteristics of individual forage species, forage management practices, grazing systems and methods, and forage harvest and storage
  • Color adaptation maps that show the range of the primary forage crops
  • The tables and figures from each chapter in the book
  • A thorough glossary of forage terms
  • A complete listing of common and scientific names of forage species
  • 22 lecture outlines for the major topics covered in the book

This CD-ROM is an extremely valuable teaching tool for classroom instructors, extension workers, NRCS personnel and any other professionals who require forage information. The PDF format is a familiar one and is easy to search. Instructors who require the textbook for classes of 10 or more students will receive a gratis copy of this product.

(A Teaching Resource and Supplement to:
081380681X Forages: An Introduction to Grassland Agriculture, 6th edition: Robert F Barnes, C. Jerry Nelson, Michael Collins, and Kenneth J. Moore, editors )

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About the Editors:
Michael Collins is Professor of Agronomy, University of Kentucky, Lexington. He received his BS degree from Berea College, MS degree from West Virginia University and the PhD from the University of Kentucky. He teaches an upper-level undergraduate/graduate course on forage management and utilization and advises graduate students. His research is on forage management and postharvest physiology of hay and silage with emphasis on forage quality.

Kenneth J. Moore is Professor of Agronomy, Iowa State University. He received his BS degree from Arizona State University and MS and PhD from Purdue University. He has taught graduate level courses on field plot technique and design, pasture and grazing management, and forage quality and utilization. He advises graduate students and conducts research on pasture management and ecology.

C. Jerry Nelson is Curators’ Professor of Agronomy, University of Missouri. He received BS and MS degrees from the University of Minnesota and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He teaches an orientation course for freshmen, a course in crop physiology and advises graduate students. He researches growth of grasses and persistence of legumes.

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell (1991)
ISBN 10: 0813826004 ISBN 13: 9780813826004
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