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  1. Vol. 48 No. 3, p. 118-123
     
    Received: Nov 16, 1955
    Published: Mar, 1956


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doi:10.2134/agronj1956.00021962004800030007x

Seedling Competition in Compounding Forage Seed Mixtures1

  1. R. E. Blaser,
  2. W. L. Griffeth and
  3. T. H. Taylor2

Synopsis

Synopsis

Virginia studies show that seed ratio in mixtures of species should differ with spring and summer seedings. Summer alfalfa seedlings developed faster than spring, but stands were similar. Spring seeding of red clover had faster growth and better stands than summer. Orchardgrass weights and stands were similar for both dates, but yields were higher from spring than from summer seedings. Red clover suppressed spring alfalfa and orchardgrass seedings.

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