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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

Measuring Palatability Differences in Tall Fescue by Grazing Sheep1


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  1. Vol. 50 No. 3, p. 117-119
    Received: June 24, 1957

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  1. R. G. Petersen,
  2. P. H. Weswig and
  3. J. R. Cowan2



Consistent differences in apparent palatability among 20 genotypes of tall fescue were demonstrated by observing the behavior of a number of sheep grazing a replicated small-plot nursery. This observational technique was found to be preferred to clipping a sample of forage before and after grazing and estimating palatability by difference.

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