TitleYield and crude protein concentration in forage species and cultivars adapted to Oregon improved meadows
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1980
AuthorsGomm, FBryant, ,
Keywordsforage grasses, legumes, livestock production, quality, yield

Forage and livestock production is essential to the economy of southeastern Oregon and other range and meadowlands of the Intermountain Region. Because of the climate and weather extremes, only frost-hardy species and cultivars can endure the harsh environment of these areas. Native grasses and legumes have adapted to their environment but the average production of native meadows is only 3/4 ton/acre. In recent years, many new strains and species of forage have been introduced to agriculture, but little has beenĀ 

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