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Selenium enhances lamb gains on sulfur-fertilized pastures

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Milton B. Jones, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, located at UC Davis
D. Michael Center, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, located at UC Davis
Victor V. Rendig, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, located at UC Davis
Martin R. Dally, University of California Hopland Field Station, Hopland
Ben B. Norman, Cooperative Extension, located at UC Davis
William A. Williams, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, located at UC Davis

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California Agriculture 41(5):14-16.

Published May 01, 1987

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Abstract

Large responses to sulfur can occur when nitrogen is applied to many California rangeland soils. Giving lambs selenium in pellet form significantly improved gain on such pastures.Sulfur fertilization increased forage and lamb gain, but selenium supplementation was needed for maximum gain.

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This research was supported in part by funds from The Sulphur Institute and the California Agricultural Experiment Station.

Selenium enhances lamb gains on sulfur-fertilized pastures

Milton B. Jones, D. Michael Center, Victor V. Rendig, Martin R. Dally, Ben B. Norman, William A. Williams
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Selenium enhances lamb gains on sulfur-fertilized pastures

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Authors

Milton B. Jones, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, located at UC Davis
D. Michael Center, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, located at UC Davis
Victor V. Rendig, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, located at UC Davis
Martin R. Dally, University of California Hopland Field Station, Hopland
Ben B. Norman, Cooperative Extension, located at UC Davis
William A. Williams, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, located at UC Davis

Publication Information

California Agriculture 41(5):14-16.

Published May 01, 1987

PDF  |  Citation  |  Permissions

Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Large responses to sulfur can occur when nitrogen is applied to many California rangeland soils. Giving lambs selenium in pellet form significantly improved gain on such pastures.Sulfur fertilization increased forage and lamb gain, but selenium supplementation was needed for maximum gain.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

This research was supported in part by funds from The Sulphur Institute and the California Agricultural Experiment Station.


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