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Species competition in multispecies grass swards

Søegaard, Karen; Eriksen, Jørgen and Mortensen, Tine B. (2013) Species competition in multispecies grass swards. ICROFS News, September 2013, 3, pp. 12-13.

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There is growing interest in establishing highly biodiverse grasslands that are also capable of maintaining high yields. In order to design successful multispecies mixtures it is necessary to know the competitiveness of individual species and how different management regimes affect this. Some species can survive in highly productive pastures,
while others need nursing in special mixtures if they are to make a significant contribution to the forage.
This is investigated in the ECOSERVE project and has also been studied in the earlier ORGGRASS project.

EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Pasture and forage crops
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF III (2005-2010) > ORGGRASS - Grass-clover in organic dairy farming
Denmark > Organic RDD 1 > EcoServe
Deposited By: Kirkegaard, Lene/LKI
ID Code:24759
Deposited On:04 Dec 2013 14:28
Last Modified:15 Aug 2014 09:44
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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