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Yield and Persistence of Several Legume-Grass Mixtures as Affected by Cutting Frequency and Nitrogen Fertilization1


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  1. Vol. 56 No. 2, p. 130-133
    Received: Apr 2, 1963

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  1. Dale D. Wolf and
  2. Dale Smith2



Mixtures containing alfalfa and orchard-grass were the highest yielding. Mixtures cut 3 times produced higher yields than those cut 5 times. Yields from 5 cuttings were increased more by nitrogen than yields from 3 cuttings. Nitrogen had no influence on yields of alfalfa mixtures cut 3 times, but increased those cut 5 times. Birdsfoot trefoil and ladino clover mixtures were predominately grass, especially when nitrogen was applied.

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