Understanding Grass Growth

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Understanding Grass Growth: The Key to Profitable Livestock Production is a 20-page booklet, complete with color photos and illustrations, that was written by three University of Nebraska-Lincoln professors and edited by a veterinarian. These individuals own the copyright to the booklet, which was published in 1985.

The Center for Grassland Studies received permission to scan the publication and put on our website as the PDFs below for educational purposes. Download the free Adobe Reader for viewing or printing.

To inquire about purchasing hard copies of the booklet, contact:
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Table of Contents

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I. Introduction: The Key to Profitable Livestock Production

II. Basic Concepts of Plant Growth

III. Plant Physiology

IV. Plant Morpholgy

V. The Grazing Process

VI. Keys to Successful Grazing Management

About the Authors