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Provides a historical foundation as well as a review of the state-of-the-art in forage science, detailing 25 years of progress in forage quality, evaluation, and utilization, along with the latest developments and new directions for future research. The volume is divided into six sections: overview of forage science; identification and quantitative measurement of forage quality components; intake as a critical element of forest quality; role of digestion and metabolism in determining forage quality; integrating concepts affecting changes in forage quality; and improving forage quality and evaluation. No index. 

Publication Details

  • Published: 1995
  • Publisher: American Society of Agronomy: Crop Science Society of America: Soil Science Society of America
  • ISBN-10: 0891181199
  • ISBN-13: 978-0891181194
  • Dewey Decimal: 636.2
  • ECHO Library: 636.2 FAH