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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

Growth of Alfalfa, Red Clover, and Birdsfoot Trefoil Seedlings Under Various Quantities of Light1

 

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  1. Vol. 50 No. 10, p. 583-586
     
    Received: Feb 11, 1958


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doi:10.2134/agronj1958.00021962005000100005x
  1. George R. Gist and
  2. G. O. Mott2

Synopsis

Synopsis

Alfalfa, red clover, and birdsfoot trefoil seedlings gave a linear growth response to light treatments ranging from 2,400 to 14,400 foot-candle-hours per day. During the period from 41 to 56 days after seedling emergence, under the highest light treatment, red clover made 20% more top growth and 50% less root growth than alfalfa. Under the lowest light treatment the top growth of red clover was approximately twice that of alfalfa.

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