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Ground Cover and Height of Sward as a Means of Estimating Pasture Production1


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  1. Vol. 49 No. 8, p. 407-409

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  1. Jerome K. Pasto,
  2. John R. Allison and
  3. John B. Washko2



Ground cover and sward height can be used to estimate forage production on permanent bluegrass and orchardgrass-Ladino clover pastures. Ground cover alone can be used to delineate bluegrass pastures of low forage productivity, but by itself is an unreliable yardstick for estimating production on either high producing bluegrass or on orchardgrass-Ladino clover pastures.

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