Leaf and Stem Yields and Forage Quality of Three N‐fertilized Warm‐Season Grasses1

@article{Perry1979LeafAS,
  title={Leaf and Stem Yields and Forage Quality of Three N‐fertilized Warm‐Season Grasses1},
  author={L. J. Perry and D. Baltensperger},
  journal={Agronomy Journal},
  year={1979},
  volume={71},
  pages={355-358}
}
Nitrogen fertilization of warm-season tall grasses may increase dry matter yields, percentage crude protein, and in vitro dry matter disappearance (IVDMD). Leaf and stem portions of total dry matter may vary among grasses, years, and fertility levels and during the growing season. Established pure field stands of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.), indiangrass [Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash], and big bluestem (Andropogon gerardi Vitman) were fertilized annually with 0, 45, and 90 kg N/ha and… 
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