New pasture legumes for clay soils in dry environments

Gardiner, Christopher, Kempe, Nick, and Hannah, Iain (2012) New pasture legumes for clay soils in dry environments. Northern Muster, 30 (30). pp. 27-28.

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Abstract

[Extract] Nitrogen is the most limiting element in agricultural production and deficiency reduces the productivity of pastures and animals. Legumes are rich in nitrogen as they have the ability to biologically fix nitrogen and transform it into leguminous protein where it becomes available to the grazing animal and to associated plants such as grasses.

Item ID: 24349
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
Date Deposited: 01 Jan 2013 23:49
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0703 Crop and Pasture Production > 070305 Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 83 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8304 Pasture, Browse and Fodder Crops > 830406 Sown Pastures (excl. Lucerne) @ 100%
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