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  1. Vol. 54 No. 6, p. 521-522
    Received: Feb 3, 1962

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Influence of Time and Rate of Nitrogen Application on Production and Botanical Composition of Forage1

  1. C. W. Alexander and
  2. D. E. McCloud2



Orchardgrass-alfalfa produced 2.5 tons per acre each year consisting of 35% alfalfa regardless of nitrogen level. Ladino clover in mixture 1 disappeared by the end of the second year and the remaining tall rescue or orchardgrass responded as pure-grass stands. The grasses yielded 1.0 to 2.9 tons per acre with 0 to 360 pounds of nitrogen per acre. Orchardgrass stands were markedly thinned with 240 pounds or more of nitrogen.

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