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Timothy and timothy mixtures as a pasture crop

Virkajärvi, Perttu (2006) Timothy and timothy mixtures as a pasture crop. In: Rit Lbhl, Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists (10), pp. 26-30.

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Despite the relatively low tolerance against grazing and peaked DM production, timothy can be used effiently for grazing, especially in mixtures with meadow fescue. The growth processes lead to specific management options, e.g. early turnout, high pre-grazing sward heights, flexible grazing systems with large variation in rotation length, and possibly part-time grazing.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:timothy, growth, pastures
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Research affiliation: Finland > Luke Natural Resources Institute
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:15946
Deposited On:31 Jul 2009
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:39
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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