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Winter, spring, and summer harvest management effects on the cut yield of dry matter and protein in irrigated Wairau lucerne
(Lincoln University, 1991)
A single season trial was carried out at Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand, on a Wakanui silt loam, with cv "Wairau" lucerne under irrigation. Three management practices were examined in their various combinations: ...
Delayed sowing decreased lucerne dry matter yield over two seasons
(New South Wales Department of Primary Industry, 2013-09)
Lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) can be sown in New Zealand from late spring (October) to early autumn (March). In the establishment season, greatest drymatter (DM) yields are normally attained from sowing early and production ...
Alfalfa coumestrol content in response to development stage, fungi, aphids, and cultivar
(American Society of Agronomy, 2018-03-29)
Coumestrol produced by alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) can reduce the ovulation rate of ewes. This study isolated agronomic factors that affect coumestrol levels in alfalfa. Fungal diseases explained most differences in ...
Simulated grazing of lucerne: a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Agricultural Science in the University of Canterbury [Lincoln College]
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1972)
Over recent years, there has been a considerable increase in the area of lucerne grown in New Zealand, particularly that used for grazing. The total for conservation and grazing increased from 19,000 ha in 1947 to about ...