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An evaluation of cocksfoot/lupin pasture as an alternative forage for summer-dry environments
(Lincoln University, 2016-11-14)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the animal and herbage productivity of a perennial lupin/cocksfoot pasture mix when compared with a lucerne pure sward positive control in a summer dry environment, at Lincoln University, ...
The effect of spring grazing management on yield, animal liveweight gain and root reserves of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.).
(Lincoln University, 2011)
Lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) is a common pasture legume grown in New Zealand. Rotational grazing is recommended for ensuring stand production and persistence. However, during lambing set stocking ewes and lambs is the ...
Role of mixed herb leys in New Zealand organic cropping systems
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1989)
Above ground dry matter production, sward composition, and herbage mineral levels were measured from three ley mixtures sown on a Wakanui silt loam, Lincoln College, Canterbury. Additionally soil fertility (exchangeable ...
Water extraction and use of seedling and established dryland lucerne crops
(Lincoln University, 2014)
The main aim of this research was to refine best management practices for dryland lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) crops in relation to crop water extraction. To do this, dryland lucerne was established at Lincoln University, ...
Dry matter yield of six perennial legume species in response to lime over 3 years at Glenmore Station, Mackenzie Basin
(New Zealand Grassland Association, 2018-11-13)
The production and persistence of legumes which may improve South Island high-country pasture in the Mackenzie Basin were studied. The initial soil test results confirmed toxic levels of aluminium ...