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  1. Vol. 53 No. 3, p. 173-174
    Received: July 5, 1960



Effect of Fertilization on the Crude Fiber Content and Crude Fiber-Nitrogen Relationship of Coastal and Common Bermudagrasses1

  1. W. J. Miller,
  2. J. D. Donker,
  3. W. E. Adams and
  4. M. Stelly2



The crude fiber content of Coastal bermudagrass was not affected by level of N, P, or K fertilization. Only N fertilization materially influenced the nitrogen content of this forage. When clipping date was not a variable, the crude fiber and nitrogen content of Coastal forage were not significantly correlated. Increasing N fertilization reduced the crude fiber content of common bermudagrass. The correlation between crude fiber and nitrogen of this forage was −0.49.

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