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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

Response of Red Clover Varieties at High Elevations in Colombia1


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  1. Vol. 53 No. 3, p. 201-204
    Received: Sept 26, 1960

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  1. Loy V. Crowder and
  2. Silvio Echeverri2



At the first harvest, varieties from southern United States exceeded the others in seedling vigor and forage yields. In subsequent harvests, varieties from 38° to 45° N were equal or superior. The production of varieties originating above 50° N was low. Flowering decreased in order for southern, middle, and northern varieties. Medium red varieties were characterized on the basis of growth type. A shift in type was noted when seeds had been multiplied in a region different from that of varietal origin.

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