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  1. Vol. 57 No. 4, p. 351-354
     
    Received: Nov 16, 1964
    Published: July, 1965


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doi:10.2134/agronj1965.00021962005700040012x

Dry Matter and Protein Yields and Nitrate Content of Piper Sudangrass (Sorghum sudanense (Piper) Stapf.) in Response to Nitrogen Fertilization1

  1. D. C. Summer,
  2. W. E. Martin and
  3. H. S. Etchegaray2

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The experiments conducted suggest that 200 pounds of nitrogen is about the optimum as a split application when pasturing or greenchopping irrigated Piper sudangrass. Greater amounts do not appreciably increase yields but do account for relatively high rates of accumulated nitrate (NO3-), in the harvested forage.

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