Book ID: 55219
Forage Tree Legumes in Tropical Agriculture. 1994. figs. tabs. XVIII,389 p. gr8vo. Paper bd.
This book provides an introduction to fodder tree legumes foradvanced students of agriculture and forestry. It describes the maingenera and species concerned, including Leucaena, Sesbania, Calliandra,Acacia, Prosopis and many others. Chapters on the production andmanagement of tree legumes are followed by a number looking at animalproduction, including topics such as nutritive value and antinutritivefactors. Most of these issues are applicable worldwide, but the bookalso includes a number of case studies of the use of tree legumes inQueensland and Southeast Asia.