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Simulated grazing of lucerne
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1972)
Over recent years, there has been a considerable increase in the area of lucerne grown in New Zealand, particularly that used for grazing. The total for conservation and grazing increased from 19,000 ha in 1947 to about ...
Effect of cool season grazing on lucerne production and aphid populations
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 1979)
In a P-year Wairau lucerne trial, plots were grazed on a 3- or 6- weekly rotation; Half of each plot was hard grazed in June to control overwintering aphids. In the second year a spring/autumn spraying was applied. June ...
Nitrogen fixation and site nitrogen balances of fertilised dryland lucerne (Medicago Sativa L.) at Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2014)
Lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) is a high value perennial forage legume. It is deep-tap rooted, has high water use efficiency and is tolerant of drier environments. It produces high quantity and quality dry matter (DM). Yet, ...
The effects of management for aphid control on lucerne production and persistence
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1979)
In the second year of a two year grazing management trial on Wairau Lucerne, plots were grazed under a 3 or 6 weekly rotation. Half of each plot was nard grazed in June to control over wintering aphids. In the spring/autumn ...