Special Symposium: The Production Potential of Low Input Planted Pasture Systems

We kindly invite you to submit your titles within the framework provided below. This framework serves as a guideline for you as the author to align your topic of your paper accordingly.

Special Symposium: The Production Potential of Low Input Planted Pasture Systems

We kindly invite you to submit your titles within the framework provided below. This framework serves as a guideline for you as the author to align your topic of your paper accordingly.

Symposium Organiser: Dr. Philip Botha, Outeniqua Research Farm

The following key aspects under which titles should be submitted are as follows (Titles as listed have already been allocated to relevant key aspects. Further submissions under these key aspects are welcomed):

1. SOIL RELATED ASPECTS SUCH AS:
1.1 Soil fertility and health
1.2 Irrigation scheduling and systems
1.3 No till cultivation practices
1.4 Conservation practices

2. PLANT RELATED ASPECTS SUCH AS:
2.1 Root development

Title 1: Nodulation and cross nodulation effectiveness of clover rhizobia isolated from the soils of the Eastern Cape, Andiswa Finca*, Anthony Okoh and John Howieson
2.2 Seed related topics
2.3 Production potential, both i) Seasonal production and ii) Total annual production
Title 1: The dry matter production and quality of ryegrass species over-sown into irrigated kikuyu for milk production, Janke van der Colf, Philip R Botha and Robin Meeske

Title 2: Chemical composition of browse and forage legumes at different stages of growth in Zimbabwe, Joseph Baloyi
2.4 Quality parameters
2.5 Palatability
2.6 Grazing management
2.7 Stocking rate
2.8 Over seeding management practices
Title 1: The dry matter production, grazing capacity and botanical composition of kikuyu/taaipol pasture over-sown with different mixtures of grass and legume species in a low input system for beef cattle, Philip R Botha, Dalena (M) M Robertson, Robin Meeske and S Vermeulen-Fenthum
2.9 Fodder flow

3. ANIMAL PRODUCTION ASPECTS SUCH AS:
3.1 Supplementary feeding
Title 1: High fiber concentrates for Jersey cows grazing kikuyu/ryegrass pasture, Robin Meeske
3.2 Grazing capacity
3.3 Animal production
Title 1: Milk production of dairy cows on different ryegrass species over-sown into irrigated kikuyu, Janke van der Colf, Robin Meeske and Philip R Botha
Title 2: Milk production of Jersey and Jersey/Fleckvieh crosses on kikuyu/ryegrass pasture, Robin Meeske and P Cronje
3.4 DM intake

4. ECONOMICS

Title 1: Economics of milk production from kikuyu/ryegrass systems, Robin Meeske, Philip R Botha and Janke van der Colf

5. OTHER RELATED TOPICS
If you are unable to find a relevant key aspect applicable for your abstract, please feel free to submit your abstract for submission including the relevant key aspect which you are addressing.

Please submit these titles by 31st March 2009 to the Congress email.

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