Grass and Forage Science

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  1. Review Articles

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      Potential of legume-based grassland–livestock systems in Europe: a review

      A. Lüscher, I. Mueller-Harvey, J. F. Soussana, R. M. Rees and J. L. Peyraud

      Article first published online: 16 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12124

  2. Original Articles

    1. Aerobic stability of sugar-cane silage inoculated with tropical strains of lactic acid bacteria

      B. F. Carvalho, C. L. S. Ávila, M. G. C. P. Miguel, J. C. Pinto, M. C. Santos and R. F. Schwan

      Article first published online: 24 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12117

    2. Variability in germination behaviour of Paspalum dilatatum Poir. seeds is genotype dependent

      N. Glison, L. Viega, P. Cornaglia, L. Gutiérrez and P. Speranza

      Article first published online: 15 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12119

    3. Optimal harvest timing vs. harvesting for animal forage supply: Impacts on production and quality of lucerne on the Loess Plateau, China

      M. Robertson, Y. Shen, J. Philp, F. Hou, D. Yang, Z. Yang, K. Ying, X. Chen, L. Bell, J. Whish, A. M. Komarek and B. Bellotti

      Article first published online: 23 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12116

    4. Individual and socially learned preferences for biserrula (Biserrula pelecinus L.) in sheep

      D. T. Thomas, J. T. B. Milton, C. K. Revell, M. A. Ewing and D. R. Lindsay

      Article first published online: 17 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12108

    5. Effects of nitrogen rate on nitrate–nitrogen accumulation in forage kale and rape crops

      E. Chakwizira, P. Johnstone, A. L. Fletcher, E. D. Meenken, J. M. de Ruiter and H. E. Brown

      Article first published online: 17 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12109

    6. Variations in vernalization requirements among ecotypes of Festuca hallii

      R. Palit, Y. Bai, J. Romo, B. Coulman and R. St Pierre

      Article first published online: 16 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12101

    7. Breaking primary dormancy in seeds of the perennial pasture legume tedera (Bituminaria bituminosa C.H. Stirt. vars albomarginata and crassiuscula)

      M. Castello, J. S. Croser, M. M. Lulsdorf, P. Ramankutty, A. Pradhan, M. N. Nelson and D. Real

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12107

    8. Dynamics of structural traits in two competing C3 grass species: influence of neighbours and nitrogen

      M. L. Gatti, A. T. Ayala Torales, P. A. Cipriotti and R. A. Golluscio

      Article first published online: 7 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12099

  3. Research Notes

    1. A sterilization technique with applications to silage research and inoculant evaluation

      K. Mogodiniyai Kasmaei, R. Spörndly and P. Udén

      Article first published online: 29 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12100

  4. Original Articles

    1. Effect of feed space allowance and period of access to food on dairy cow performance

      C. P. Ferris, D. C. Patterson, C. S. Mayne and N. E. O'Connell

      Article first published online: 28 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12098

    2. Foliar senescence is the most sensitive response to ozone in Bromus hordeaceus and is modulated by nitrogen input

      J. Sanz, H. Calvete-Sogo, I. González-Fernández, J. Lin, H. García-Gómez, R. Muntifering, R. Alonso and V. Bermejo-Bermejo

      Article first published online: 17 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12090

    3. Application of long-chain alcohols as diet-composition markers in sheep fed on grass–white clover and heather–gorse plant species

      L. M. M. Ferreira, R. Celaya, A. S. Santos, R. W. Mayes, M. A. M. Rodrigues and K. Osoro

      Article first published online: 14 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12083

    4. Forage yield and competition indices of faba bean intercropped with oat

      K. V. Dhima, I. B. Vasilakoglou, R. Xh. Keco, A. K. Dima, K. Α. Paschalidis and T. D. Gatsis

      Article first published online: 1 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12084

    5. Phosphorus application and liming effects on forage production, floristic composition and soil chemical properties in the Campos biome, southern Brazil

      T. Tiecher, L. B. Oliveira, D. S. Rheinheimer, F. L. F. Quadros, L. C. Gatiboni, G. Brunetto and J. Kaminski

      Article first published online: 31 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12079

    6. Bahiagrass response and N loss from selected N fertilizer sources

      M. L. Silveira, J. M. B. Vendramini, B. Sellers, F. A. Monteiro, A. G. Artur and E. Dupas

      Article first published online: 31 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12078

    7. Production and nutritional value of sorghum and black oat forages under nitrogen fertilization

      R. Restelatto, P. S. Pavinato, L. R. Sartor and S. J. Paixão

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12076

    8. Plant growth and survival of five introduced and two native/naturalized perennial grass genotypes exposed to two defoliation managements in arid Argentina

      Y. A. Torres, C. A. Busso, O. A. Montenegro, L. Ithurrart, H. D. Giorgetti, G. D. Rodríguez, D. Bentivegna, R. E. Brevedan, O. A. Fernández, M. M. Mujica, S. S. Baioni, L. Entío, M. Fioretti and G. Tucat

      Article first published online: 23 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12071

  5. Research Notes

  6. Original Articles

    1. Competition of Leymus chinensis and Bromus inermis in response to gap size and neighbouring root exclusion

      G. X. Liu, Y. J. Zhang, K. A. Hovstad, P. S. Mao and J. G. Han

      Article first published online: 19 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12050

    2. α-Tocopherol and β-carotene contents of forage species in a four-cut system

      H. Lindqvist, E. Nadeau, S. K. Jensen and K. Søegaard

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12058

    3. Assessing population maturity of three perennial grass species: Influence of phenology and tiller demography along latitudinal and altitudinal gradients

      N. Rossignol, D. Andueza, P. Carrère, P. Cruz, M. Duru, J.-L. Fiorelli, A. Michaud, S. Plantureux, E. Pottier and R. Baumont

      Article first published online: 8 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12067

    4. Quality and germination capacity of seed material harvested from an Arrhenatherion meadow

      P. Haslgrübler, B. Krautzer, A. Blaschka, W. Graiss and E. M. Pötsch

      Article first published online: 8 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12063

    5. Field prediction of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) fibre constituents in northern Europe

      J. Andrzejewska, F. E. Contreras-Govea and K. A. Albrecht

      Article first published online: 8 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12069

    6. In vitro degradation of grass fructan by equid gastrointestinal digesta

      J. C. Ince, A. C. Longland, M. J. S. Moore-Colyer and P. A. Harris

      Article first published online: 8 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12061

    7. Spring and autumn animal treading effects on pre-grazing herbage mass and tiller density on two contrasting pasture types in Ireland

      G. Tuñon, M. O'Donovan, N. Lopez Villalobos, D. Hennessy, P. Kemp and E. Kennedy

      Article first published online: 11 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12055

    8. Germination response of endophytic Festuca rubra seeds in the presence of arsenic

      B.R. Vázquez de Aldana, P. E. Gundel, B. García Criado, A. García Ciudad, A. García Sánchez and I. Zabalgogeazcoa

      Article first published online: 4 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12049

    9. Dry-matter yield of Lotus varieties in grass–white clover mixtures in a low-fertility soil

      A. H. Marshall, M. Fothergill, E. Rees, E. Sizer-Coverdale and R. P. Collins

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12042

    10. Forage yield components and classification of common vetch (Vicia sativa L.) cultivars of diverse geographic origin

      A. Mikić, V. Mihailović, B. Ćupina, D. Milić, S. Katić, Đ. Karagić, I. Pataki, P. D'Ottavio and M. Kraljević-Balalić

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12033

    11. Indigestible neutral detergent fibre in predictions of grass and red clover silage digestibility

      S. J. Krizsan, H. Mirzaei Alamouti, M. Rinne and P. Huhtanen

      Article first published online: 21 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12029

    12. Benefits of mixing grasses and legumes for herbage yield and nutritive value in Northern Europe and Canada

      E. Sturludóttir, C. Brophy, G. Bélanger, A.-M. Gustavsson, M. Jørgensen, T. Lunnan and Á. Helgadóttir

      Article first published online: 11 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12037

    13. Silage quality and preservation of Urtica cannabina ensiled alone and with additive treatment

      X. Q. Zhang, Y. M. Jin, Y. J. Zhang, Z. Yu and W. H. Yan

      Article first published online: 4 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12036


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