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Forage Legumes for Temperate Grasslands





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ISBN 9781578083589
Published January 3, 2005 by CRC Press
320 Pages

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Book Description

With the underpinning role of forage legumes in the nitrogen economy and animal productivity from temperate grasslands certain to expand in the future, particularly in regions where their potential has not yet been realized, it is essential that the wealth of information currently available is widely disseminated. This book serves the purpose with very detailed information on and illustrations of 35 selected forage legume species that will contribute to more efficient and viable grassland farming.

Table of Contents

Acronyms; Introduction; Plant Development; Nitrogen Fixation; Sward Establishment; Seed Mixtures; Nitrogen and Mineral Nutrition; Weeds, Pests and Diseases; Feeding Value; Utilization; Forage Legume Profiles; Concluding Remarks; References; Glossary of Plant Names; Index

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