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  1. Vol. 52 No. 12, p. 689-692
     
    Received: Mar 25, 1960
    Published: Dec, 1960


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doi:10.2134/agronj1960.00021962005200120006x

A Comparison of the Performance of Bromegrass, Orchardgrass, and Timothy in Northern Wisconsin1

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

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Timothy produced more dry matter than bromegrass and orchardgrass when grown in pure stands without nitrogen fertilizer and in association with trefoil-red clover. Orchardgrass was the most productive of the nitrogen-fertilized pure grass stands cut at the pasture stage. Bromegrass yielded slightly more than timothy and orchardgrass in the alfalfa-ladino association and in nitrogen-fertilized stands managed as hay. Crude protein production was usually in the following order: bromegrass, timothy, and orchardgrass.

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