|aGrassland productivity and ecosystem services /|cedited by Gilles Lemaire, John Hodgson, Abad Chabbi.
|aWallingford, Oxfordshire ;|aCambridge, MA :|bCABI,|cc2011.
|axvii, 287 p. :|bill. ;|c26 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aFood security and environmental impacts / Gilles Lemaire, John Hodgson, Abad Chabbi -- Primary production of grasslands, herbage accumulation and use, and impacts of climate change / Anthony Parsons ... [et al.] -- Nutritional constraints for grazing animals and the importance of selective grazing behavior / Dennis P. POPPI -- The influence of vegetation characteristics on foraging strategies and ingestive behavior / Sophie Prache, Remy Delagarde -- Diversity, productivity and stability in grazing systems / Andrew Illius, Herve Fritz, John Fryxell -- Importance of scale in the management of grassland resources / John G. Mc Ivor -- Livestock production styles and managing grassland ecosystems / David R. Kemp, David L. Michlak -- Carbon storage and organic matter dynamics in grassland soil / Cornelia Rumpel -- Managing C and N in grassland systems / Roland Bol, Robert M. Dunn, Emma S. Pilgrim -- Managing mineral N leaching in grassland systems / Stewart F. Ledgard, J. Luo, R.M. Monagham -- Greenhouse gas emission from grassland area and mitigation / Nina Buchman -- Role and impacts of legumes in grasslands for high productivity and N gain from symbiotic N2 fixation / Andreas Luscher, Jean-Francois Soussana, Olivier Huguenin-ElIe -- Efficiency of phosphorus cycling in different grassland systems / Richard W. McDowell, Peter J.A. Kleinman -- Predicting biodiversity dynamics of grasslands under global changes / Andrew P. Askew, Jason D. Fridley, J. Philip Grime -- Interactions between grassland management and species diversity / Bertrand Dumont, Jerry R.B. Tallowin -- Assessing the functional role of plant diversity in grasslands / Eric Garnier, Marie-Laure Navas -- Exploiting genotypic and phenotypic plant diversity in grasslands / Mike Humphreys ... [et al.] -- Microbial diversity of grasslands, its functional role / Xavier Leroux, Sylvie Recous, Eleonore Attard -- Soil fauna diversity and ecosystem functions in grasslands / Thibaud Decaens, Patrick Lavelle
|a-- Role of grasslands in intensive animal production in north-west Europe / Jean-Louis Peyraud -- Management of grazing systems in New Zealand and environmental impacts / M. Greg. Lambert, V.O. Snow -- Rangeland management for sustainable conservation of natural resources / Craig D. Morris -- Opportunities and challenges for integrating North American crop and livestock systems / Alan J. Franzluebbers, R. Mark Sulc, Michaele P. Russelle -- Integration of grasslands within arable crop systems in South America / Paulo C.F. de Carvalho, Anibal de Moraes -- Temperate grasslands in catchment systems / Christopher J.A. McLeod, Robert C. Ferrier -- Integration of grasslands with forests at regional level / Gerard Balent, Annick Gibbon -- Role of grasslands area within arable cropping systems for conservation or enhancing biodiversity at regional level / Vincent Bretagnolle, Bertrand Gauffre, Isabelle Badenhausser -- Interactions between cereal cropping systems and pastoral areas as the base for a sustainable agriculture development in Mediterranean countries / Aissa Abdelguerfi, Tayeb Ameziane El Hassani -- A way for developing integrated system at landscape level in tropical areas / Rene Poccard-Chapuis, Philippe Lecomte.