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Forage legumes

Jayne T. MacLean

Forage legumes

January 1987-May 1990

by Jayne T. MacLean

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Published by National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legumes -- Bibliography.,
  • Forage plants -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJayne T. MacLean.
    SeriesQuick bibliography series -- QB 90-76., Quick bibliography series -- 90-76.
    ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15278753M

    Characteristics of Forage and Pasture Grasses Found in the Northeast U.S. Species Growth Habit Seedhead Leaf Characteristics Other Characteristics Bluegrass (Poa spp.) Kentucky – P. pratensis Canada – P. compressa Short, low growing perennial grasses; they form a dense sod spreading by short rhizomes; Ky BG is dark green and Size: 1MB. Medicago sativa: Alfalfa: many varieties: Bloat: +" H: , Spr/Fall: Medium: High: Trifolium hybridum: Alsike clover: Bloat: " H:   Forage legumes have long been recognized as being beneficial in pastures and hayfields, but in recent years there has justifiably been heightened interest in them. Here are just a few reasons to consider growing these special plants. Nitrogen Fixation When associated with the proper type of bacteria, most legumes can obtain nitrogen from the air [ ]. Forage is a plant material (mainly plant leaves and stems) eaten by grazing livestock. Historically, the term forage has meant only plants eaten by the animals directly as pasture, crop residue, or immature cereal crops, but it is also used more loosely to include similar plants cut for fodder and carried to the animals, especially as hay or silage. The term forage fish refers to small.


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Experimental Forage Legumes: Kura clover: Has good persistence once established as it is rhizomatous, but its vigor during establishment is a weakness. Not Recommended Forage Grasses: Johnsongrass: Once considered a warm-season perennial grass forage, its aggressive growth habit caused it to be classified as a prohibited noxious weed.

The major temperate forage legumes are of global importance in the sustainable productivity of ruminant feed in the developed world.

This book brings together in one volume all aspects of their basic biology and associated production practices. Emphasis is placed on the importance of understanding plant characteristics and their consequences in 5/5(1).

The major temperate forage legumes are of global importance in the sustainable productivity of ruminant feed in the developed world. This book brings together in one volume all aspects of their basic biology and associated production practices.

Emphasis is placed on understanding plant characteristics and their consequences in terms of forage output, quality and utilization by. The major temperate forage legumes are of global importance in the sustainable productivity of ruminant feed in the developed world.

This book brings together in one volume all aspects of their basic biology and associated production practices. Emphasis is placed on the importance of Pages: This text provides information that readers will find considerably invaluable about forage feeds, such as grass, legumes, hay, and straw.

The book is composed of 16 chapters that feature the following concepts of ruminant forage feeding: • composition of ruminant products and the nutrients required for maintenance and reproduction; • energy.

This book describes recent advances in the application of biotechnology to the solution of agricultural problems in forage legume production. Forage legumes include alfalfa and clovers and are for major economic importance throughout the world. Forage canopies may be removed by grazing or mowing.

Another popular strategy for utilizing legumes in a grass pasture is to Forage legumes book a legume with tall fescue or other cool-season grass pastures. The tall fescue has a negative effect on the bloating potential of legumes, and the legumes may play a role in reducing the effects of fescue toxicity.

Forage LegumesForages are a main source Forage legumes book livestock food, and unlike most other crops they have no direct human use. Alfalfa, clover, vetch — all legumes — and grass make up 70 percent of the diet of beef cattle and 90 percent of sheep intake.

Perennial forages protect against erosion because the soil is not tilled each aIn the s alfalfa was an experimental crop. Grasses and Legumes Understanding the general structure, or morphol-ogy, of forage grasses and legumes aids in their iden-tification.

Generalized drawings of a legume and a grass are shown in Figures 1 and 2. These drawings are composites and contain characteristics of several different legumes or grasses. Forage Identification and UseFile Size: 1MB. John L. Capinera, in Handbook of Vegetable Pests, Disease Transmission.

Forage legumes may serve as a source of plant viruses for both legume and non-legume vegetable crops, and the Acyrthosiphon species serve as effective vectors. For example, the incidence of bean yellow mosaic virus is related to the Forage legumes book of clover (Hagel and Hampton, ).

Finally, forage legumes enhance the beauty of the environment and promote healthy populations of numerous wild birds and mammals. Support of research in the persistence of forage legumes is not only prudent, but essential for truly sustainable agriculture. iii.

In the marginal and semi-arid areas, forage sorghum and Pennisetum are more suitable forage crops because they are adapted to drier conditions. They are not as high in energy as maize but when intercropped with adapted legumes, such as dolichos bean and cowpea, produce a mixed forage that has enough energy andCited by: 6.

"Forage legumes are an important component of grazinglands throughout the world. They improve the nitrogen status through nitrogen fixation, and provide superior forage quality for animal production.

This well-written book, on major forage legumes of worldwide importance, contains nine chapters (including an introduction, seven chapters devoted. Forage legumes (Crop Group 18) include mostly alfalfa in the western irrigated areas and annual clovers over-seeded east of I for winter grazing and nitrogen fixation in permanent grasslands.

Asterisks indicate representative crops for the Group. Alfalfa*. Originated in Asia Minor, cultivated since antiquity, started in s in California. With the underpinning role of forage legumes in the nitrogen economy and animal productivity from temperate grasslands certain to expand in the future, particularly in regions where their potential has not yet been realized, it is essential that the wealth of information currently available is widely disseminated.

This book serves the purpose withAuthor: John Frame. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

This book draws together that research and explores the importance of heavy clay soils to agricultural productivity in the tropics and subtropics and the identification of adapted, productive forage legumes for these environments.

Covering over four decades of international research, Tropical Forage Legumes. Forage Crop Pocket Guide Ball, Hoveland and Lacefield. Forages, Sixth Edition, An Introduction to Grassland Agriculture Barnes, Nelson, Collins & Moore. Grass and Legume Posters Ball, Hoveland and Lacefield.

The World of Clovers Book & CD Set Gill ett & Taylor, M. Collins Editor This book can be found on various web stores by searching the title. forage legumes, cover & annual crops We frequently produce new species, selections and varieties.

For current pricing—or if you don’t find what you need listed here—please contact us. Forage Identification Pages The is a series of pages that identify the major forage grass and legume species of Indiana and the North Central States. Digitized photos and descriptions of the species characteristics are included.

Tropical forage legumes P. Skerman, D. Cameron, Fernando Riveros Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, - Technology & Engineering - pages. Livestock contributes enormously in food and nutritional security apart from livelihood security to rural population all over the world.

India has the largest number of livestock, representing over 17% of world population. Availability of forage legumes is essential for better animal health, production and increasing the nutritive value of forage-based rations, besides providing a Cited by: 1.

Grass Heads and Flowers This inflorescence with 10 spikelets. A floret (flower) Palea Lemma The basic unit of the inflorescence is the spikelet which consist specialized bracts (glumes) at the base and one or more florets above.

The floret is the grass flower and is. therapeutic potential of temperate forage legumes s Downloaded by [University of Macau Library] at 08 July Table 1 Main properties and active principles of.

Book Description. With the underpinning role of forage legumes in the nitrogen economy and animal productivity from temperate grasslands certain to expand in the future, particularly in regions where their potential has not yet been realized, it is essential that the wealth of information currently available is widely disseminated.

The major temperate forage legumes are of global importance in the sustainable productivity of ruminant feed in the developed world. This book brings together in one volume all aspects of their basic biology and associated production practices.

Forage Legumes for Temperate Grasslands - CRC Press Book With the underpinning role of forage legumes in the nitrogen economy and animal productivity from temperate grasslands certain to expand in the future, particularly in regions where their potential has not yet been realized, it is essential that the wealth of information currently.

In forage production, an area of differing philosophy is what might be called, “the grass-versus-legume controversy.” Many forage crop experts seem to either lean heavily toward the predominant use of forage grasses, or they strongly.

The book presents extensive coverage of the technical aspects of forage-based agriculture in the tropics. It addresses both the scientific aspects of this technology and its practical application.

The editors integrate the extensive research on tropical forage species in the western hemisphere with that of global research efforts. Forages, Volume I, Seventh Edition is the most comprehensive text available for teachers of undergraduate Forages edition will provide students with a good balance of scientific principles, to aid in integrating the concepts they learn, and practical information on forage identification, plant characteristics, management, and utilization that can be used by forage.

Avoid planting forage legumes into fields recently cropped to legumes. Where diseases such as Verticillium wilt or Sclerotinia crown and stem rot have occurred, rotations of three or more years are advisable before replanting to forages.

Stand establishment. The use of establishment procedures recommended previously will result in a vigorous stand. Kentucky Plant Disease Management Guide for Forage Legumes Kentucky Integrated Crop Management Manual for Field Crops, Alfalfa Insecticide.

UTILIZATION OF FORAGE LEGUMES The most commonly used forage legume for hay production is alfalfa. Although alfalfa is a perennial, stands usually persist for only three to five years. As with other forage legumes, alfalfa is soil specific and cannot be grown on all soils.

In the southeastern US, alfalfa grows from late February through November. Legumes- an overview Forage legumes. which are generally used are grass-legumes mixtures, the clovers, medics, trefoils and vetches are important A source book of characteristics, uses and.

The correct use of forage as animal food is a less expensive way of improving animal performance and reducing the costs of animal products. Therefore, we hope the book Forage Groups allows its readers to acquire knowledge about cultivation, harvesting, and conservation of grass and legumes. This book presents data from many countries around the world and we.

Introduction. Forage grasslands are used to feed livestock and globally it has been estimated that they represent 26% of the land area, and 70% of agricultural area ().Such crops are significant economically, as the European example shows (see Figure Figure1 1).Forage crops are usually grasses (Poaceae) or herbaceous legumes (Fabaceae).Some tree legumes Cited by: At one time, sweetclover was the most widely grown forage legume in the United States.

It is one of the most drought-tolerant legumes and was grown for forage and soil improvement, particularly in the Great Plains and the Corn Belt.

Sweetclover will grow almost anywhere there is a minimum of about 17 in. of rainfall and soil pH is or Size: KB. Labels related to the crop - Agricultural Crops, Legumes, Forage. grass forage compared to legumes. The following brief discussion covers some of the similarities and differences in fiber, protein and mineral concentration that generally exist between grass and legume forages when compared at similar stages of maturity.

Size: KB. Forage Legume Management Guide Vanessa A. Corriher Gerald W. Evers Forage Extension Specialist Pasture Management Texas AgriLife Extension Texas AgriLife Research Overton, Texas Overton, Texas Benefits of Overseeding Warm-Season Perennial Grasses with Cool-Season Legumes ♦ Four to 6 weeks earlier grazing in the spring (which.

Genetic Resources of Mediterranean Pasture and Forage Legumes is a comprehensive review of grassland improvement in Mediterranean areas using legume species.

The book includes a detailed account of the processes involved in understanding the ecology of legumes and their collection in the Mediterranean, through to their preliminary evaluation and storage at various Brand: Springer Netherlands.Growing Forage Legumes for Seed Legumes have a wide area of adaptation when grown for forage, soil improvement and conservation, but their potential for producing seed profitably is restricted to regions with specific soil and climatic conditions.

Before growing legumes for seed production in a given area.8 Kentucky’s forage base is composed of cool-season grasses and legumes. Tall fescue, orchardgrass, timothy, and bluegrass occupy the vast majority of our forage land, with Kentucky 31 tall fescue occupying the largest number of acres (Figure ).File Size: KB.