Grassland - LC Ag Science

Michelle Wallace
Mind Map by Michelle Wallace, updated more than 1 year ago
Michelle Wallace
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Senior Senior Ag Science Mind Map on Grassland - LC Ag Science, created by Michelle Wallace on 09/09/2014.

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Grassland - LC Ag Science
1 General Information
1.1 Categories of Grassland
1.1.1 Rough Mountain or Hill
1.1.1.1 Botanical Composition
1.1.1.2 Productivity Levels
1.1.1.3 Stocking Rates
1.1.2 Permanent Grassland / Pastures
1.1.2.1 Botannical Composition
1.1.2.2 Productivity Levels
1.1.2.3 Stocking Rates
1.1.3 Leys
1.1.3.1 Botanical Composition
1.1.3.2 Productivity Levels
1.1.3.3 Stocking Rates
1.2 Grass Structure
1.3 Characteristics of grass
1.3.1 Productivity
1.3.2 Palatability
1.3.3 Digestibility
1.4 Common Grass Species
1.4.1 Identification
1.4.2 Clovers
2 Grazing & Grassland Management
2.1 Methods of Grazing
2.1.1 Rotational
2.1.1.1 Strip Grazing
2.1.1.2 Paddock Grazing
2.1.1.3 Leader Follower
2.1.2 Non - Rotational
2.1.2.1 Set Stocking
2.1.2.2 Zero Grazing
2.1.3 Could Compliment Rotational / Non Rotatinal
2.1.3.1 Creep
2.1.3.2 Mixed Grazing
3 Sowing & Reseeding Grassland
3.1 Benefits of & Reasons for Reseeding
3.2 Methods of sowing & reseeding
3.2.1 Direct Sowing
3.2.2 Undersowing
3.2.3 Direct Drilling / Direct Seeding
3.2.4 Slurry Seeding
3.2.5 Slit Seeding / Stitching In
4 Conservation of Grassland
4.1 Fermentation
4.1.1 Silage Making
4.1.1.1 Biochemistry of
4.1.1.2 Principles of Silage Making
4.1.1.3 Storage & Waste Management
4.1.1.4 Assessment of silage
4.2 Dehydration
4.2.1 Hay Making
4.2.1.1 Biochemistry of
4.2.1.2 Principles of Hay Making
4.2.1.3 Storage & Waste Management
4.3 Fermentation & dehydration
4.3.1 Haylage
4.3.1.1 Biochemistry of
4.3.1.2 Principles of Making Haylage
4.3.1.3 Storage & Waste Managemnt
5 Practical Experiments
5.1 To Determine DM
5.2 To Assess Silage Quality
5.3 To Calculate Grass yield in an area
5.4 To Determine Sugar concentration of Grass
5.5 To Extract Pigments in Chlorophyll
5.6 To Show the Presence of Rhizobium in root nodules of Clover
5.7 Assess Botanical Composition
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