Feeding by geese on the Filso Farmland, Denmark, and the effect of grazing on yield structure of spring barley

@inproceedings{Lorenzen1986FeedingBG,
  title={Feeding by geese on the Filso Farmland, Denmark, and the effect of grazing on yield structure of spring barley},
  author={Bent Lorenzen and Jesper Madsen},
  year={1986}
}
From the end of August to early May on average 506400 goose days were spent on the farmland of Filso, 92% by pink-footed geese, 7% by greylag geese and 1% by bean geese. 36% of the goose days were spent on stubbles (autumn), 38% on stubbles with undersown seed grass (autumn-spring), and 21% on new-sown barley fields (spring). Geese feeding on spring barley consume kernels left on the surface or in the upper surface layers. In 1982 and 1983 trials were set up to quantify the effect of… CONTINUE READING