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Lucerne growing in Tasmania: Suitability factors for assisting in site selection

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Smith, RW, Lucerne growing in Tasmania: Suitability factors for assisting in site selection, Wealth from Water Factsheet, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Hobart, Australia (2012) [Report Other]


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Abstract

Lucerne (Medicago sativa) is a perennial legume that produces high nutritive value forage. A recent survey of Tasmanian pastures identified lucerne as an underutilised fodder with potential for expansion of the growing area. Lucerne is best suited to a strategic rotational grazing system.

Item Details

Item Type:Report Other
Keywords:lucerne, crop suitability, factsheet
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Research Field:Agricultural Land Planning
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Pasture, Browse and Fodder Crops
Objective Field:Lucerne
Author:Smith, RW (Dr Rowan Smith)
ID Code:118156
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2017-07-05
Last Modified:2017-07-07
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