Nutritive value of chicory and English plantain forage

  title={Nutritive value of chicory and English plantain forage},
  author={Matt A. Sanderson and Maria Labreveux and Marvin H. Hall and Gerald F. Elwinger},
  journal={Crop Science},
Forage production in midsummer is a challenge for graziers in the northeastern USA. Domesticated cultivars of chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) and English plantain (Plantago lanceolata L.) are available in the USA as perennial herbs for pastures. These species have been touted as having good summer production and relatively high nutritive value. We conducted two field-plot experiments at Rock Springs, PA, during 1997 to 2001 to evaluate the nutritive value of chicory and plantain under clipping… 

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