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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

Evaluation of Forage Species on Organic Soil1


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  1. Vol. 55 No. 2, p. 131-134
    Received: May 26, 1962

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  1. Milo B. Tesar and
  2. L. N. Shepherd2



Legumes were unproductive and were severely invaded by other species after the first year. Reed canarygrass, Alta tall fescue, and orchardgrass were the most productive grasses. Northern bromegrass was more productive and persistent than southern bromegrass. Orchardgrass had high yield, persistence, and resistance to invasion by other species; its performance warrants its being tested for pasture in comparison to other species such as reed canarygrass and bromegrass.

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