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Alfalfa variety tests in Central California


C. A. Schoner
T. S. Torngren
V. L. Marble
W. R. Sheesley
E. F. Nourse

Authors Affiliations

C. A. Schoner, Jr., Yolo County; T. S. Torn gren, Sacramento County; Vern L. Marble is Extension Agronomist, University of California, Davis; W. R. Sheesley, Fresno County; E. F. Nourse, Solam County, are all Farm Advisors, Agricultural Extension Service.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 21(6):13-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n06p13. June 1967.

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The Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys contain 70% of the State's 1.16 million acres of alfalfa. Alfalfa grows on one of every six acres devoted to field crops, and it provided California farmers with a gross revenue of $173,000,000 in 1966. Development and evaluation of new and improved alfalfa varieties constitute an important part of the University of California's alfalfa research and extension program.

Schoner C, Torngren T, Marble V, Sheesley W, Nourse E. 1967. Alfalfa variety tests in Central California. Hilgardia 21(6):13-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n06p13
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