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close this book Grazing and rangeland development for livestock production
close this folder Management of rangelands and other grazing lands of the tropics and subtropics for support of livestock production. Technical Series Bulletin No. 23
View the document Preface
Open this folder and view contents I. Introduction
Open this folder and view contents II. Inventory of the natural resources base of permanent grasslands.
Open this folder and view contents III. Coping with constraints affecting forage production and utilization on rangelands, sod other Permanent Grasslands
Open this folder and view contents IV. The elements of productive grassland management.
Open this folder and view contents V. Measuring productivity of rangelands and other permanent grasslands.
Open this folder and view contents VI. Estimating Feed Requirements of Ruminant Livestock in Tropical and Sub-Tropical Regions.
View the document VII. Conclusions
View the document Appendices
View the document Appendix no. 1: Perennial Forage Grasses for the Tropics and Subtropics
View the document Appendix no. 2: Seed Characteristics and Adaptive Features of Forage Grasses
View the document Appendix no. 3: Major Forage Legumes for the Tropics and Sub-Tropics
View the document Appendix no. 4: Seed Characteristics and Adaptive Features of Forage Legumes
View the document Appendix no. 5: "Sources of Seed of Tropical Legumes"
View the document Appendix no. 6: Sources of Rhizobium Cultures for Tropical Legumes
View the document Appendix no. 7: Additional Publications Dealing with Livestock Production and Feed Supplies

Appendix no. 5: "Sources of Seed of Tropical Legumes"

(Extracted from Appendix 4 of FAO book on Tropical Forage Legumes, by P.J. Skerman)

NOTE: Many of these seed sources also stock seed of Tropical & Sub-Tropical forage grasses.

ANGOLA

1. Divisao de Botanica e Ecologia

Instituto de Investigacao Agronomica

CP 406, Nova Lisbon

Angola

ARGENTINA

2. Division de Exploracion e Introduccion de Plantas (INTA)

Ministero de Agricultura

Buenos Aires

3. Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria

Rivadavia 1349

Buenos Aires

4. Instituto Agrotecnico

Misiones, M-A

Buenos Aires

AUSTRALIA

5. CSIRO Division of Tropical Agronomy

Cunningham Laboratory

St. Lucia, Queensland 4067

6. Anderson's Seeds Ltd

Boundary

Brisbane, Queensland

7. Australian Estates Co. Ltd.

106-108 Creek St.

Brisbane, Queensland

8. Arthur Yates & Co. Pty. Ltd.

P.O. Box 42

West End, Brisbane

Queensland

9. A.W. Rasmussen Pty. Ltd.

Mackay, Queensland

10. Frank Sauer & Sons Pty. Ltd.

Tozer St.

Gympie, Queensland

11. Dalgety & New Zealand Loan

Eagle St, Brisbane

Queensland

12. State Produce Agency

Roma St, Brisbane

Queensland

13. J.H. Williams & Sons Pty. Ltd

Murwillumbah, New South Wales

14. Wright, Stephenson & Co.

330 T. Kilda Rd

Melbourne

15. E.J. Eggins Pty. Ltd.

Lismore, New South Wales

16. The Producer's Cooperative Distributing Society Limited

Cribb St.,

Milton, Queensland

BARBADOS

17. Central Sugar Cane Breeding Station

Barbados

BRAZIL

18. Departamento de Producao Animal

Secretaria de Agricultura

Sao Paulo, S.P.

19. Estacao Experimantal de Forages

San Gabriel

Rio Grande do Soul

20. Instituto Pesquisas Experimentos

Agropecuario Centro-Soul

Seccao de Agrostologia

Caixa Postal 28, ZC-00

Rio de Janeiro

21. Instituto de Pesquisas IRI

Campinas

Sao Paulo

22. Instituto de Zootecnia

Universidad de Ceara

Fortaleza

23. Aracatuba

Casa da Agricultura

Sao Paulo

SRI LANKA

24. Agricultural Department

Peradenya

Sri Lanka

25. Anderson and Co.

Colombo

26. H.D. Constantine and Sons

GPO Box 378

Colombo

27. R.R. Johnson and Co.

Colombo

28. Central Agricultural Research Institute

Gonnoruva

Paradenya

COLOMBIA

29. Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Agropecuarias "Diulio Ospina"

Medellin

30. Abadia y Jimenez

Bogota

31. Caja Agraria

Bogota

32. Proacal

Palmira, Valle

33. Programa de Forrajes

Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario (ICA)

Bogota

COSTA RICA

34. Estacion Experimental Los Diamantes

Ministerio de Agricultura

Guapiles

35. Granja Experimental El Alto

Ministerio de Agricultura

San Jose

36. Instituto Interamericano de Ciencias Agricolas (IICA)

Centro de Investigacion y Ensenanza Graduada

Turrialba

37. "El Semillero"

Luis Cruz B.

Aparatado 783

San Jose

CUBA

38. Estacion Experimental de Pastos y Forrajes "Indio Huatey"

Matanzas

DAHOMEY

39. Centre de recherches agronomiques IRAT

Niaouli (par Altogon)

EL SALVADOR

40. Estacion Agricola Experimental "San Andres"

La Libertad

FIJI

41. Director of Agriculture

Suva

FRANCE

42. Ets O. Genest et Cie 27 route de Venissieux Lyon 8e

GHANA

43. Botanical Department University of Ghana Lagos

44. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research P.O. Box 3785 Kumasi

45. Faculty of Agriculture UST Kumasi

46. Ministry of Food & Agriculture Accra

47. Plant Introduction & Exploration Crop Research Institute Ghana Academy of Science Burso

GUADELOUPE

48. Institut national de la recherche agronomique Domaine Ductas Petit Bourg

GUATEMALA

1 49. Buenavista Experimental Station Esquirdila

GUYANA

50. Central Agricultural Station Department of Agriculture Georgetown

51. Botanic Gardens P.O. Box 256 Georgetown 7A

HAITI

52. Departement de l'agriculture des ressources naturelles et du developpement rural Damien, Port-au-Prince

HONG KONG

53. Department of Agriculture and Forestry

North Kowloon

INDIA

54. Agricultural College

Poona

55. Agricultural Research Institute

Coimbatore 3

56. Agricultural Research Institute

Chotagnapar, Ranchi

Bihar

57. Agricultural Research Service

Tridoanum, South Arcot

58. BAI

Bangalore

59. Deochanda Experiment Station

Deochanda

60. Division of Botany

Indian Agricultural Research Institute

New Delhi

61. Central Arid Zone Research Institute

Jodhpur

62. Economic Botanist

Institute for Agricultural Research

Jaipur

63. Indian Veterinary Research Institute

Isantnagar

64. Government Economic Botanist

Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

65. National Seed Corporation Ltd.

F. 44 South Extension Park

King Road, New Delhi, 3

66. Madras Agriculture Department

Madras

67. Pratap Nursery Seed Stores

P.O Premnagar

Dehra Dun 6

INDONESIA

68. Institute for Agricultural Research

Bogor

ISRAEL

69. Plant Introduction Service

The Volcani Institute of Agricultural Research

P.O. Box 6, Beit Dagan

70. Hazera Seed Co.

P.O. Box 1565

Haifa

ITALY

71. Federazione Italiana dei Consorzi Agrari

Via Curtatone 3

Roma

IVORY COAST

72. Directeur des recherches

Office de la recherche scientifique d’Outre-Mer

BP Adropodoume

Abidjan

73. Institut d'enseignement et de recherches tropicales

Abidjan

JAMAICA

74. Experiment Station

Grove Place

KENYA

75. East African Agriculture & Forestry Organization

P.O. Box 34148

Nairobi

76. Kirchhoff's East Africa Ltd.

Box 30472

Nairobi

77. Kenya Seed Company

P.O. Box 553

Kitale

78. Kenya Farmers' Association

P.O. Box 35

Nakuru

79. Mackenzie Dalgety Ltd

P.O. Box 30345

Nairobi

80. Katumani Agricultural Research Station

P.O. Box 340

Machakos

81. Pasture Research Unit

National Agricultural Research Station

P.O. Box 450

Kitale

82. Research Station

Molo

MADAGASCAR

83. Station agronomique du Lac Alotra

IRAT, Lac Alotra

MALAYSIA

84. Federal Experiment Station

Penang

85. Pusat Penyelidikan Getan Tanan Malaya

(Rubber Research Institute of Malaya)

Petit Surat 150

Kuala Lumpur

86. Department of Agriculture

Kuala Lumpur

MALAWI

87. Agricultural Research Centre

P.O. Box 215

Lilongwe

88. Chitedze Agricultural Research Station

P.O. Box 158

Lilongwe

89. Makanga Experiment Station

P.O. Box 20

Chirono

MAURITIUS

90. Department of Agriculture

Reduit

MEXICO

91. Campo Experimental

Cotaxtla

Vera Cruz

92. Instituto Nacional de Investigacion Agricola

Mexico City

NIGERIA

93. Institute for Agricultural Research

Ahmadu Bello University

P.O. Box 116, Samaru

Sheka Baria

94. Regional Research Station

Samaru

Zaria

95. West African Cocoa Research Institute

Ibadan

PAKISTAN

96. Agricultural College

Karachi

97. Ayub Agricultural Research Institute

Lyallpur

98. Department of Agriculture

Bangladesh, Dacca

99. Plant Introduction Officer

FACP

Karachi

100. Punjab Agricultural College

Lyallpur

101. Tandojam Agricultural College

Tandojam

PANAMA

102. John Fraser

Edif. CIA Panamena de eguros 3er. piso

Calle Richardo Arias

Apartado 4546

Panama 5

PAPUA - NEW GUINEA

103. Director of Agriculture

Department of Agriculture

Port Moresby

104. Highlands Agricultural Experiment Station

Aiyura

105. Lowlands Agricultural Experiment Station

Keravat, Rabaul

New Britain

106. Plant Introduction and Quarantine Station

Laloki, Port Moresby

PARAGUAY

107. Instituto Agronomico Nacional

Caacupi

PERU

108. Universidad Agraria La Molina

Lima

PUERTO RICO

109. Rio Piedras Estacion Experimental

Mayaguez

PHILIPPINES

110. Bureau of Plant Industry

Dept. of Agriculture & National Research

Manila

111. Bureau of Soils

Manila

112. College of Agriculture

University of Philippines

Manila

113. Economic Garden

Los Banos

114. Lamao Experiment Station

Lamao, Limay

115. National Forage Park

Rosario, La Union

RHODESIA

116. Department of Agriculture

Soil Conservation Service

Kasama, Southern Province

117. Dept. of Research & Specialist Services

Salisbury Research Station

Causeway, Salisbury

118. Gatooma Research Station

P.O. Box 396, Gatooma

119. Grassland Research Station

P.B. 701, Marandellas

120. Institute SAR

Ruibona

BP 167, Butare

121. Matopos Research Station

PB 19, Bulawayo

SENEGAL

122. Centre IRHO

Bambey

123. Department of Botany

Universite de Dakar

Dakar

124. Institut de recherches agricoles et de cultures vivrieres

Bambey

125. Laboratoire national d'elevage et des recherches veterinaires

Dakar Hann

SIERRA LEONE

126. Fourah Bay College

University of Sierra Leone

Mt. Aureol, Freetown

SINGAPORE

127. Hooglant & Co.

P.O. Box 245

Singapore

SOUTH AFRICA

128. Division of Plant and Seed Control

Dept. of Agricultural Technical Service

P.B. 179, Pretoria

129. Division of Crops and Pastures

Department of Agriculture

Pretoria

130. Gunson Seeds, South Africa (Pty,) Ltd.

P.O. Box 9861

Johannesburg

131. Prinshof Experimental Station

Pretoria

132. Rietondale Grass Station

Pretoria

133. ASA Seeds (Pty) Ltd.

317-319 Main Reef Road

Johannesburg

134. Asgrow S.A. (Pty) Ltd

P.O. Box 2054

Pretoria

135. Bechuanaland Malt and Milling Co. (Pty) Ltd.

162 Vryburg

136. Cyclops Seed (Pty) Ltd.

Box 784

Pretoria

137. Delmas Koop Bpk.

P.O. Box 21

Delmas

138. Directo Produce & Seed Supplies (Pty) Ltd.

6 Pim St.

Newtown, Johannesburg

139. Distin Sagseeds (Pty) Ltd

104 Brae

Newtown, St. Johannesburg

140. Eloff C. Mandla (Pty) Ltd

108 Brae St.

Newtown, Johannesburg

141. A. Ford & Company (Pty) Ltd

P.O. Box 5701

Johannesburg

142. Gouws & Gouws (Pty) Ltd

10 Jeppe St.

Newton, Johannesburg

143. S. Jaffe & Co. (Pty) Ltd.

65 Pretorious Street

Pretoria

144. Johs Levy

P.O. Box 120

Potchefstroom

145. Kaha & Kahn (Pty) Ltd.

46 Pim Street

Newton, Johannesburg

146. Kingsbury & Co. (Pty) Ltd

42 Pim Street

Newton, Johannesburg

147. Lydenburg Voorspoed Koop

P.O. Box 17

Lydenburg

148. Magaliesberse Graankoop (Ltd)

P.O. Box 61

Brits

149. Marino Koop (Ltd)

P.O. Box 48

Zeerust

150. Maurice Flior & Co. (Pty) Ltd

Box 7176

Johannesburg

151. C. May and Co. (Pty) Ltd.

Box 4037

Johannesburg

152. Noord Transvaalse Koop (Ltd)

P.O. Box 29

Nylstroom

13. Noord-Westelike Koop Landbou Mpy. Bpk.

P.O. Box 107

Lichtenburg

154. Potgietersrusse Tabakkoop Bpk.

P.O. Box 2

Potgietersrus

155. S.A. Seed Exchange (Coop.) Ltd.

P.O. Box 1781

Pretoria

156. Schmidt & Co. (Pty) Ltd

P.O. Box 9809

Johannesburg

157. Sentraal Westlike Koop Mpy. Bpk.

P.O. Box 98

Orkney

158. Suid-Westelike Transvaalse Landbou Koop

P.O. Box 5

Leeudoringstad

159. Vaalharts Landbou Koop Bpk.

P.O. Box 4

Hartswater

160. Voorspoed Saadhandelaars (Pty) Ltd.

151 Brae Street

Newton, Johannesburg

161. F.R. Waring (Pty) Ltd

Box 2090

Johannesburg

162. West Rand Central Produce & Agric. Store (Pty) Ltd.

P.O. Box 414

Krugerdorp

THE SUDAN

163. Agricultural Research Div.

WadMedani

164. Kenana Research Station

Abu-Naama

165. Range & Pasture Research Dept.

Ministry of Agriculture

Khartoum

SURINAM

166. Lanboouw Proefst.

Paramaribo

SWAZILAND

167. Veld & Pasture Officer

Agricultural Research Station

P.O. Box 4, Malkerns

TANZANIA

168. Agricultural Officer

Central Research Station

Ilonga, Kilosa

169. Coast Experiment Station

Chambezi

170. Pasture Research Station

Kongwa

171. Senior Research Officer

Coffee Research Station

Lyamungu

172. South Regional Research Centre

Nachingwea

173. Sisal Research Station

Mlingano

174. Western Research Centre

Ukiriguru

THAILAND

175. Department of Agriculture

Srisomrong Street

Bangkok

176. Department of Botany

Kasetsart University

Bangkok

177. Pakchong Forage Crops Station

Korat

178. Rubber Research Institute

Haadyai

TRINIDAD

179. Department of Agronomy

University of West Indies

St. Augustine

UGANDA

180. Cotton Research Station

Namulonge

181. Kawanda Experiment Station

Kawanda

Bugande District

182. Makerere University College

P.O. Box 7062

Kampala

183. Serere Experiment Station

P.O. Soroti

Uganda

UPPER VOLTA

184. IRAT

P.O. Box 596

Saria par Ouagadougou

URUGUAY

185. Jardin Botanico

Montevideo

UNITED STATES

186. ALABAMA

Segrest Feed and Seed Co.

P.O. Box 338

Slocomb

187. ARIZONA

Advance Seed Co.

P.O. Box 6157

Phoenix

188. CALIFORNIA

F.M.C. Niagara Seeds

Box 3091

Modesto

189. FLORIDA

Everglades Branch Station

Fort Lauderdale

190. Florida Foundation Seed Producers Inc.

Florida Agricultural Experiment Stations

Gainesville, Florida

191. Indian River Research Station

Fort Pierce

GEORGIA

192. Georgia Experiment Station

Tifton

HAWAII

193. Agronomy and Soil Department

University of Hawaii

Honolulu

194. Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station

RRI

Kapaa

195. College of Tropical Agriculture

University of Hawaii

Honolulu

ILLINOIS

196. Dekalb Seed Inc.

Sycamore Road

Dekalb

197. P.A.G. Division

W.R. Grace and Co.

Box 470, Aurora

IOWA

198. Pioneer Hybrid Corn Co.

1206 Mulberry Street

Des Moines

KANSAS

199. Frontier Hybrids Inc.

Scott City

LOUISIANA

200. Kalmbach-Buckett Co. Inc.

Shreveport

MARYLAND

201. USDA Crop Research Branch

Plant Introduction, Beltsville

MISSOURI

202. Rudy-Patrick Seed Co.

1212 West 8th Street

Kansas City 1

NORTH CAROLINA

203. McNair Seed Co.

Laurinburg

TEXAS

204. Paymaster Seed Co.

Star Route

Wildorado

205. Delta Inc.;

Crosbyton

206. Taylor Evans Seed Co.

P.O. Box 480

Tulia

207. Lindsey Seed Co.

Lubbock

VIRGIN ISLANDS

208. Kingshill St. Croix

Agricultural Institute

VENEZUELA

209. Centro de Investigaciones Agronomicas

Maracay

210. Servicio de Pastos y Forrajes

Facultad de Agronomia

Universidad del Zulia

Maracaibo

ZAIRE

211. Centre de recherche agronomique

Yangambi, Kinshasa

212. Jardin d'essais d'eala

BP 278, Mondaka

Inkshasa

213. Station de recherches agronomiques

Nioka

ZAMBIA

214. Msekara Regional Experiment Station

Fort Jameson

215. Mount Makulu Research Station

P.O. Box 7, Chilanga

216. Pasture Research Officer

Nisamfu Research Station

P.O. Box 55

Kasama