Nutrient Management Strategies for Forage in Yunnan

IPNI-2003-CHN-YN14

Effect of Balanced Fertilization on Forage Production in Yunnan, 2005 The expansion of forage grass cultivation and animal husbandry is one of the most important measures towards improving human nutrition in Yunnan. Balanced plant nutrition plays a key role in the production of both high quality forage grass as well as meat and dairy products. Read more


Year of initiation:2003
Year of completion:2005

Interpretive Summary

Effect of Balanced Fertilization on Forage Production in Yunnan, 2005 The expansion of forage grass cultivation and animal husbandry is one of the most important measures towards improving human nutrition in Yunnan. Balanced plant nutrition plays a key role in the production of both high quality forage grass as well as meat and dairy products.

Effect of Balanced Fertilization on Forage Production in Yunnan, 2004 The expansion of forage grass cultivation for the purpose of increased animal production has recently gained momentum in Yunnan Province. This effort is aimed at: (i) improving human nutrition through increased supply of dairy products, and (ii) enhancing incomes of participating farmers. Balanced plant nutrition plays a key role in producing high quality forage grass and dairy products.

Effect of Balanced Fertilization on Forage Production in Yunnan, 2003 Yunnan’s provincial government is planning to develop more than 10 million hectares (M ha) of grassland over the next several years. To date, more than 150,000 ha have been planted. A Grassland Research Institute was founded and stationed in Xiaoshao County, where over 200 ha of demonstration plots are established and a number of field experiments are conducted annually.

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Updates & Reports

2006

Effect of Balanced Fertilization on Forage Production in Yunnan


Project Leader

Hong Lifang, Soil and Fertilizer Institute, Yunnan Academy of Agricultural Sciences


Project Cooperators

Fu Yanbo


IPNI Staff

Shihua Tu


Location

Asia \ Eastern Asia \ CHN \ Yunnan


Topics

4r rate, balanced nutrition

forage

Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P), Potassium (K)