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Thesaurus on tropical grain and forage legumes

Donald Leatherdale

Thesaurus on tropical grain and forage legumes

by Donald Leatherdale

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Published by International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics
    • Subjects:
    • Legumes -- Tropics -- Terminology.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonald Leatherdale.
      SeriesInformation series ;, no. 1, Information series (International Grain Legume Information Centre) ;, no. 1.
      ContributionsInternational Grain Legume Information Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/10651 (S)
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 352 p. ;
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2110979M
      LC Control Number88164238
      OCLC/WorldCa5246629

      Forage Legumes. Forage legumes, often are planted to prevent erosion, create hay and feed livestock animals, like cows and pigs. These types of legumes are sometimes regarded as weeds, despite their useful nature. Alfalfa, vetch and clovers all are considered to be forage legumes. This handbook on grassland husbandry in the tropics provides descriptions of 27 of the more common feed legumes and 64 feed grasses. Information on the practical use of forage legumes and forage grasses in tropical animal production is provided. Each species is illustrated, and information is provided on: (1) distribution; (2) agro-climatological requirements; (3) Cited by: 5.

      Grasses and Legumes Understanding the general structure, or morphol-ogy, of forage grasses and legumes aids in their iden-tification. Generalized drawings of a legume and a grass are shown in Figures 1 and 2. These drawings are composites and contain characteristics of several different legumes or grasses. Forage Identification and UseFile Size: 1MB. Grain legumes, also called pulses, are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (alternatively Fabaceae) which are grown primarily for their edible seeds are harvested mature and marketed dry to be used as food or feed or processed into various products. Being legumes, these plants have the advantage of fixing atmospheric nitrogen for their own needs and for soil .

      Grain legumes play a paramount role in human nutrition and market economies in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and South Asia (SA). Legume production in these regions is dominated by smallholder farming households with limited access to inputs, including The Bulletin of Tropical Legumes is a quarterly publication of the Tropical Legumes III (TL III)File Size: 1MB. Forage legumes (Crop Group 18) include mostly alfalfa in the western irrigated areas and annual clovers over-seeded east of I for winter grazing and nitrogen fixation in permanent grasslands. Asterisks indicate representative crops for the Group. Alfalfa*. Originated in Asia Minor, cultivated since antiquity, started in s in California.


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Thesaurus on tropical grain and forage legumes by Donald Leatherdale Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book draws together that research and explores the importance of heavy clay soils to agricultural productivity in the tropics and subtropics and the identification of adapted, productive forage legumes for these environments. Covering over four decades of international research, Tropical Forage Legumes.

A legume (/ ˈ l ɛ ɡ j uː m, l ə ˈ ɡ j uː m /) is a plant in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae), or the fruit or seed of such a plant (also called a pulse, especially in the mature, dry condition).Legumes are grown agriculturally, primarily for human consumption, for livestock forage and silage, and as soil-enhancing green -known legumes include alfalfa, clover, beans, peas.

Over the past years, interest and research activity in the use of tree legumes in tropical agriculture has grown exponentially. Multipurpose tree legumes are increasingly recognised for their capacity to enhance the productivity and sustainability of tropical agricultural systems, both in developed and less developed countries of the Size: 2MB.

This book provides an introduction to forage tree legumes for advanced students of crop science, animal nutrition and forestry. It describes the main genera and species concerned, including Leucaena, Sesbania, Calliandra, Thesaurus on tropical grain and forage legumes book, Prosopis and many others.

Chapters on the production and management of tree legumes are followed by a number looking Author: R. Gutteridge. The grain legumes, especially soybeans and peanuts, are excellent sources of vegetable oils used in the production of cooking oil, margarine, mayonnaise, and salad dressings.

For convenience I have divided the grain legumes into three categories-primary, secondary and tertiary grain legumes. Tropical Forage Plants: Development and Use covers the research and resulting pasture development in the tropics and subtropics, which has undergone dramatic changes in the past few decades.

Providing a broad, global perspective, it serves as a comprehensive resource covering a wide range of subjects pertaining to forage and animal production in th5/5(1). Experimental Forage Legumes: Kura clover: Has good persistence once established as it is rhizomatous, but its vigor during establishment is a weakness.

Not Recommended Forage Grasses: Johnsongrass: Once considered a warm-season perennial grass forage, its aggressive growth habit caused it to be classified as a prohibited noxious weed. Forage LegumesForages are a main source of livestock food, and unlike most other crops they have no direct human use.

Alfalfa, clover, vetch — all legumes — and grass make up 70 percent of the diet of beef cattle and 90 percent of sheep intake. Perennial forages protect against erosion because the soil is not tilled each aIn the s alfalfa was an experimental crop. Tropical forage legumes P. Skerman, D. Cameron, Fernando Riveros Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, - Technology & Engineering - pages.

Use of forage legumes in the tropics for animal feeding has been limited, mainly because of the lack of knowledge and of inadequate economic incentives. However, advances in improving varieties and in developing suitable agronomic and management practices are promising and legume-based forage deserves consideration.

This book provides information on the potential Cited by: Tropical Forages: A Multipurpose Genetic Resource The Importance of Tropical Forages Much of the feed for livestock in developing countries comes from various tropical forage species. In Latin America as much as 70 percent of the total agricultural land area is in native and planted pastures.

Worldwide, livestock use billion hectares ofFile Size: KB. Grain legumes are a main source of nitrogen-rich edible seeds and constitute a major source of dietary protein in the diets of human population especially for vegetarian diet.

Legumes comprise the third largest family of flowering plants and provide important sources of food, fodder, oil, and fiber products. This book focuses on grain legumes production challenges, progress, and.

Tropical Forages: An interactive selection tool - brings together in one package much of the accumulated information on the adaptation, use, and management of tropical and subtropical forages species.

forages of several classes must be grown either together in a complementary fashion, or in separate plots. Mixed forage, which consists chiefly of grasses and legumes, has some advantages over forages of pure stands. Nitrogen fixed by legumes is useful for the production of grasses, which probably fix little or none of their own Size: 62KB.

Tests in Bangladesh have shown triticale fodder quality to be similar to several forage legumes and well above grass forages, with % crude protein in. Grain and Forage Crops 4th Edition by GIBSON LANCE R (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. SEQ and WPQ would resemble beans and whole pods of tropical legumes as similar trends have been observed for example with Mucuna pruriens (Sandoval-Castro et al., ) or the improved efficiency obtained when legume forage is mixed with an energy source (Estrada-Lievano et al.,Sandoval Castro et al., ) and ii) reduction of methanogenic archaea and protozoan.

Tropical legumes may have originated from tropical forests and natural grasslands and were later adapted to a variety of environments. Currently grasslands can be found from the tropics to the Arctic regions, from high rainfall regions to deserts and from rocky slopes and sand dunes to swamps (Williams, ).

Types of forage legumes. A review on hardseedness and breaking dormancy in tropical forage legumes Forage legumes can be planted during crop rotation to enrich soil and protect it from the damaging effects of wind and rain.

With the growing consciousness that the soil must possess a vegetal cover to prevent erosion, legumes are being used more for erosion control. received relatively less attention. However, the available evidence suggests that forage legumes in general show higher responses than grasses to elevated CO 2 (Lüscher et al., ).

Increases in canopy dark respiration and soil respiration under elevated CO 2 are highly correlated with the changes in canopy gross assimilation (Casella and.

total area of the six tropical grain legumes, respectively, but their contribution to the world total production is just over 6% and 10%, respectively. The average annual rate of growth (ROG) of area under these legumes during the period from File Size: 1MB.Part II, Tropical crops and cropping systems, comprises 7 chapters on freeliving, root-associated and endophytic nitrogen fixing bacteria of cereal crops and grasses, cyanobacteria and Azolla as green manure for wetland rice, grain legumes, legumes as green manures and cover crops, forage legumes, understorey legumes and shade trees in Cited by: Harricharan H J, Morris J and Devers C Mineral content of some tropical forage legumes.

Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad). 65(2) Hendricksen, R E and Minson D J The feed intake and grazing behaviour of cattle grazing a crop of Lablab purpureus cv. Rongai. Journal of Agricultural Science (Cambridge).