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Range grazing capacity raised: Program of seeding annual clovers, fertilization and grazing management resulted in improved forage quality and quantity

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William A. Williams, University of California
R. Merton Love, University of California
John P. Conrad, University of California

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California Agriculture 10(2):3-15.

Published February 01, 1956

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A threefold increase in grazing capacity was achieved in a five-year range improvement program involving the seeding of adapted clovers, phosphorus fertilization, and grazing management on over 500 acres. Grazing records and quadrat harvests demonstrate the marked success of the improvement methods.

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The above progress report is based on Research Project Nos. 1526, 1194, and 1317.

The range improvement studies reported in this article were conducted with the assistance of the Franceschi Ranch and the Chamberlain Ranch near Lincoln, Placer County.

Range grazing capacity raised: Program of seeding annual clovers, fertilization and grazing management resulted in improved forage quality and quantity

William A. Williams, R. Merton Love, John P. Conrad
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Range grazing capacity raised: Program of seeding annual clovers, fertilization and grazing management resulted in improved forage quality and quantity

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Authors

William A. Williams, University of California
R. Merton Love, University of California
John P. Conrad, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 10(2):3-15.

Published February 01, 1956

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

A threefold increase in grazing capacity was achieved in a five-year range improvement program involving the seeding of adapted clovers, phosphorus fertilization, and grazing management on over 500 acres. Grazing records and quadrat harvests demonstrate the marked success of the improvement methods.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The above progress report is based on Research Project Nos. 1526, 1194, and 1317.

The range improvement studies reported in this article were conducted with the assistance of the Franceschi Ranch and the Chamberlain Ranch near Lincoln, Placer County.


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