Effect of Phragmites japonicus harvest frequency and timing on dry matter yield and nutritive value.

  title={Effect of Phragmites japonicus harvest frequency and timing on dry matter yield and nutritive value.},
  author={Takashi S. T. Tanaka and C. Irbis and H. Kumagai and Pengyun Wang and Kunzhi Li and T. Inamura},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
Phragmites is a cosmopolitan perennial emergent macrophyte that is distributed worldwide. In recent years, Phragmites has attracted attention for its potential use as roughage. Given the increasing demand for feed and the number of constructed wetlands (CWs) vegetated with Phragmites, Phragmites is expected to play an important role in roughage production. Thus, it is vital to understand the effects of harvest timing and frequency on dry matter yield, nutritive value, and nitrogen (N) removal… Expand
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