Imposed drought stress has no long-term effect on established alfalfa
AuthorsCarol A. Frate
Bruce A. Roberts
Vern L. Marble
Authors AffiliationsC. A. Frate is Farm Advisor, Tulare County; B. A. Roberts is Farm Advisor, Kings County; V. L. Marble is Specialist, Department of Agronomy, UC Davis.
Hilgardia 45(3):33-36. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n03p33. May 1991.
Reducing or terminating irrigation on established alfalfa during summer months for two consecutive years reduced crop yields but had no long-term effects on the productive capability of the stand in the third year. Hay quality was negatively affected only when alfalfa was severely water-stressed.
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