Hardinggrass for reseeding: Dryland pasture seed mixture improved by addition of hardy perennial grass palatable to livestock
AuthorsR. Merton Love
Victor P. Osterli
Lester J. Berry
Authors AffiliationsR. Merton Love is Professor of Agronomy, University of California, Davis; Victor P. Osterli is Extension Agronomist, University of California, Davis; Lester J. Berry is Extension Range Development and Conservation Specialist, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 7(12):5-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n12p5. December 1953.
A daily gain of 1.68 pounds per head for 83 days was recorded in late summer when. 105 steers were put to graze on a 185-acre, first season, specially seeded, dryland pasture.
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