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Developmental stages of timothy and alfalfa: A72-135/2017E-PDF
“The developmental stage at which forage crops are harvested greatly affects their yield, nutritive value, and persistence. It is therefore important to accurately evaluate the developmental stage of forage crops in order to precisely establish the appropriate harvest time and to optimize their yield, nutritive value and persistence. This guide illustrates and explains the developmental stages of timothy and alfalfa, the two main forage species cultivated in Quebec. It also describes two methods used to determine the mean stage of such forage: the Mean Stage by Count (MSC) and the Mean Stage by Weight (MSW)”--Foreward, p. 3.
|Department/Agency||Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.|
|Title||Developmental stages of timothy and alfalfa|
|Other Language Editions||[French]|
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|Note||Issued also in French under title: Stades de développement de la fléole des prés et de la luzerne. Cover title.|
|Number of Pages||22 p. :|
|Departmental Catalogue Number||12606E|
|Subject Terms||Forage crops|
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