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  1. Vol. 57 No. 4, p. 370-372
    Received: Nov 16, 1965



Effect of Nitrogen Rate and Irrigation on Yield and Residual Nitrogen Recovery by Warm-Season Grasses1

  1. D. A. Ashley,
  2. O. L. Bennett,
  3. B. D. Doss and
  4. C. E. Scarsbrook2



Coastal bermudagrass produced the largest forage yields with Pensacola bahiagrass and dallisgrass following in that order. Yield and N content of bermudagrass were increased through the highest N rate, 900 pounds per acre. Nitrogen content of bahiagrass and dallisgrass was increased through the highest rate, with yield increases through the 600-pounds-per-acre N rate. Irrigation increased yields and N recovery during periods of low rainfall. The percent of applied N recovered decreased as N rate increased and was highest on Coastal bermudagrass.

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