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In order to determine the in situ dry matter ruminal degradability of Spartina spartinae, a native species from Yucatan region, an experiment was carried out according to a completely randomized design, in which the plant was evaluated at 45 and 120 hours. The in sacco degradability technique was...

Author(s)
Sosa, A.; Ayala, A.; Galindo, J.; Rosado, C.; Capetillo, C.; Medina, D. V. y Y.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2019, 31, 1, pp Article 6
Abstract

American black bear (Ursus americanus; hereafter, bear) depredation on cattle is a rare occurrence. Our study population of bears normally coexists with cattle ranching operations in Serranias del Burro, Coahuila, Mexico. However, we observed unusually high incidences of depredation upon cattle...

Author(s)
Doan-Crider, D. L.; Tri, A. N.; Hewitt, D. G.
Publisher
International Association for Bear Research and Management, Brookville, USA
Citation
Ursus, 2017, 28, 2, pp 208-217
Abstract

Leucaena leucocephala has played a key role in the development of sustainable cattle ranching in Latin America. This species is the backbone of the so-called Intensive Silvopastoral Systems (ISPS) that combine high-density cultivation of leucaena as fodder shrubs (4,000-40,000 plants/ha) with...

Author(s)
Chará, J.; Rivera, J.; Barahona, R.; Murgueitio, E.; Calle, Z.; Giraldo, C.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
Citation
Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales, 2019, 7, 4, pp 259-266
Abstract

Agrosilvopastoral systems that integrate crops, pastures, trees and shrubs are seen as a way forward to meet future needs for food, feed, fuel, and other products, as well as for providing environmental and social benefits. Cattle production systems in the tropical and subtropical areas of Mexico...

Author(s)
Albarrán-Portillo, B.; García-Martínez, A.; Ortiz-Rodea, A.; Rojo-Rubio, R.; Vázquez-Armijo, J. F.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agroforestry Systems, 2019, 93, 5, pp 1939-1947
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With the purpose of describing the pathological conditions of bovines intoxicated by consuming huinar (Melochia pyramidata) in Colima, Mexico, there are three cases of animals with signs of incoordination, ataxia, and paralysis of the posterior train, prostration and death, suspects of bovine...

Author(s)
Ruíz-Ramírez, J.; García-Valle, J.; Montoya-Ménez, C.; Hernández-Rivera, J.; Ramírez-Romero, R.; García-Márquez, L.
Publisher
Sergio Martínez González, Tepic, Mexico
Citation
Abanico Veterinario, 2018, 8, 3, pp 130-137
Abstract

A comprehensive life cycle assessment of the beef value chain in the United States is being conducted to provide benchmarks and identify opportunities for improvement. Region-specific data are being collected to accurately characterize cattle production practices. This study reports production...

Author(s)
Asem-Hiablie, S.; Rotz, C. A.; Stout, R.; Fisher, K.
Publisher
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS), Champaign, USA
Citation
Professional Animal Scientist, 2017, 33, 4, pp 461-471
Abstract

Leucaena leucocephala (leucaena) is native to Mexico and Central America and is currently naturalized in the majority of Latin American countries. Over the last 2 decades, considerable research and promotion of leucaena have been carried out in Colombia, Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, Paraguay and...

Author(s)
Pachas, N. A.; Radrizzani, A.; Murgueitio, E.; Uribe, F.; Zapata Cadavid, Á.; Chará, J.; Ruiz, T. E.; Escalante, E.; Mauricio, R. M.; Ramírez-Avilés, L.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
Citation
Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales, 2019, 7, 2, pp 127-132
Abstract

There is increasing recognition that ecosystems and their services need to be managed at landscape scale and greater. The development of landscape-scale conservation strategies need to incorporate information from multiple sources. In this study, we combine various research tools to link landscape...

Author(s)
Vaca, R. A.; Rodiles-Hernández, R.; Ochoa-Gaona, S.; Taylor-Aquino, N. E.; Obregón-Viloria, R.; Díaz-García, D. A.; Navarrete-Gutiérrez, D. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2019, 230, pp 392-404
Abstract

Deforestation of tropical dry forest reduces soil fertility, with negative effects on future restoration intervention. To evaluate the effect of initial soil properties on three-year performance of six tree species in restoration settings, we measured C, N, and P contents in topsoils of 48 plots...

Author(s)
Carrasco-Carballido, V.; Martínez-Garza, C.; Jiménez-Hernández, H.; Márquez-Torres, F.; Campo, J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2019, 10, 5, pp 428
Abstract

Win-win solutions might be short-lived. Government permission for smallholder farmers to extract and sell resin from a pine savanna biosphere-reserve in Mexico has settled a long dispute among different stakeholders in the short-term; however, forest production and conservation beyond 20 years are...

Author(s)
Braasch, M.; García-Barrios, L.; Cortina-Villar, S.; Huber-Sannwald, E.; Ramírez-Marcial, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Environmental Modelling & Software, 2018, 105, pp 153-170

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