ISBN 9788181892270,Environment, Agroforestry & Livestock Management

Environment, Agroforestry & Livestock Management


J C Dagar


Ibdc Publishers



Ibdc Publishers

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788181892270

ISBN-10 8181892275

Hard Back

Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

In this book 31chapters covering wider topics in the field of environment, agroforestry and livestock management have been included. Subjects such as changing concepts in ecology, environmental sciences and grassland ecology; currnet trends and emerging scenario in Indian agriculture; agro-biodiversity and its conservation; silivi-pastoral research and management; water issues; agroforestry for different regions having specific goals; role of trees in carbon sequestration and soil amelioration have been incorporated under different chapters contributed by subject specialists.

Under the sub-theme livestock, various aspects such as livestock and agroforestry interactions; reproduction disorders; methane emission and environment and other management issues have been highlighted. To make the document policy oriented aspects on intellectual property rights in relation to forage and livestock feeding; role of biotechnology in livestock and crop production and climate change and its consequences for crop production have been discussed.

About the Authors
Dr S S Kundu, Guided four Ph.D. and five master?s degree students. He has published more than two hundred and fifty research publications along with eight books. In addition to teaching at masters and Ph.D. levels, his main areas of research are roughages quality evaluation and upgradation through application of chemical and biological treatment, feed technological techniques such as dendification of fibrous materials in form of complete feed blocks, feed and fodder evaluation by applying methodologies such as feed microscopy, Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System of franctionation (CNCP) etc. He has implemented the ICAR programme of Conservation and genetic improvement in Bhadawari buffaloes, Jalauni Sheep and Bundelkhandi Goats. He developed the feeding systems for livestock, based on watershed based silvopasture, grazing and stall feeding. Presently he is focusing on multi-enterprise based farming system research and peri-urban dairying.