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  1. Vol. 57 No. 5, p. 428-431
     
    Received: May 12, 1960


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doi:10.2134/agronj1965.00021962005700050005x

Seasonal Response of Grasses Fertilized with Nitrogen Compared to a Legume-Grass Mixture1

  1. D. R. Schmidt and
  2. G. H. Tenpas2

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Synopsis

Orchardgrass, fertilized with 500 pounds per acre of elemental nitrogen annually, produced the highest 2-year average forage yields. Compared to the 500-pound per acre rate, the application of 1000 pounds of elemental nitrogen generally reduced the yields of orchardgrass, timothy, and bromegrass. Grass-legume mixture yields were higher with timothy than with bromegrass or orchardgrass. Interactions between grass species and treatments and differences between strains within species were significant.

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