I, the course content developer for the course LPM 121 Fodder Production and Grassland Management (1+1), gratefully acknowledge the help and support rendered by

the Co-Teacher of this module, Dr. K.Velayudham , Professor(Agronomy), Department of forage Crops, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 641 003 and

the external peer reviewers - Dr.K.Sivaraman , Principal Scientist, Sugarcane breeding institute (ICAR), Coimbatore-641 007 and Dr. S. Karthigeyan , Senior Scientist (Plant Breeding), Indian Grassland & Fodder Research Institute - Regional Research Station, ICAR, University of Agricultural Sciences Campus, Dharwad - 580 005, Karnataka

in perfecting the e-Contents and in fine tuning the e-Contents by providing inputs, texts, visuals, etc., respectively, deserve appreciation.

I would like to thank the HoDs of the Department of Forage Crops, TNAU, Coimbatore, University Research Farm, TANUVAS, Madhavaram and Livestock Research Station, TANUVAS, Kattupakkam for their guidance and gesture in allowing me to take photographs of fodder crops. I thank Dr. C. Vennila, Assistant Professor (Agronomy), Madras Veterinary College for her support in many ways.

While every effort was made to quote the sources, references and other materials I have used in this e-Module, this e-resource being meant strictly for academic use by the student community and teaching fraternity of animal and veterinary sciences, I also thank all the other scientists and sources whose contributions I might have unwittingly infringed and to whom I might have failed to convey our acknowledgement and gratitude.

Associate Professor and Head,
Department of Agronomy
Madras Veterinary College , Chennai – 600 007

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