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Effectiveness of Inorganic Nitrogen as a Replacement for Legumes Grown in Association with Forage Grasses. II. Nitrogen Content, Yield of Nitrogen, and Seasonal Distribution1


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  1. Vol. 56 No. 3, p. 287-290
    Received: Oct 4, 1963

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  1. Lark P. Carter and
  2. J. M. Scholl2



Percent N and seasonal yield of N in pure orchardgrass and bromegrass stands were increased significantly by each increment of fertilizer N with 0, 30, 60, 120, and 240 pound-per-acre rates. Split applications of 120 pounds of N did not result in significant seasonal N yield increases. Application of fertilizer N to grass-legume mixtures resulted in increased yields of N and consistently increased the percent N in th grass component in the first harvest.

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