Original Articles

The nutritive value, yield and botanical composition of irrigated pastures as influenced by nitrogen fertilizing1

DOI: 10.1080/00725560.1968.9648566
Author(s): B. R. RobertsDepartment of Pasture Science,, J. D. ScottDepartment of Pasture Science,

Abstract

The performances of grass and grass/legume swards at three levels of nitrogen were compared under irrigation over a three‐year period. The swards were grazed by dairy cows and the influence of nitrogen on dry matter yield, protein content, protein yield and botanical composition was measured.

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