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Synonyms for alfalfa

important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop

leguminous plant grown for hay or forage

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The objectives of this study were to determine FT/IR carbohydrate and lipid molecular structure in alfalfa hay cut at three SM (early bud, late bud, and early flower) and two CT (in afternoon and morning).
In conclusion, feeding TMR with alfalfa hay, regardless of the supplementary protocol, causes a significant change in rumen fermentation patterns as a result of increasing the intake level of NDF from the alfalfa hay.
Known scientifically as Nomia melanderi, the alkali bee is a champion pollinator when it comes to alfalfa flowers--even outperforming the respected honey bee.
In Saudi Arabia, due to the lack of rain and the decline of natural pastures, many of the fancier depend on the cultivated forage plants such as alfalfa, corn and Sudan grass, which are used as a source of the necessary elements for feeding grazing animals.
The rapid degradation of n-alkanes is more likely because alfalfa respond positively with consortium in the presence of fertilizer.
23 May 2016 - US-based agricultural seeds companies Forage Genetics International and Monsanto (NYSE: MON) said that FGI has acquired all of the commercial rights from the parties' existing alfalfa research collaboration and that Monsanto has licensed to FGI certain intellectual property relating to its alfalfa traits and technology.
Compendium of Alfalfa Diseases and Pests provides a newly updated third edition to a popular reference to the diseases and insects affecting alfalfa, and is a recommendation for any college-level agricultural studies library.
SandW Seed Company one of the world's leading alfalfa seed companies has entered into a distribution agreement with Maxim International (Private) Limited one of the largest livestock input companies in Pakistan.
The SandW Seed Company one of the world's leading alfalfa seed companies has signed an agreement with Maxim International (Pvt) Ltd one of the largest livestock input companies in the country.
Alfalfa called The Queen of the Forages" is one of the most widely grown crops in the US and is also one of the most important forage crops in the world.
UC researchers found that runoff in commercial alfalfa fields can be reduced significantly by using a mathematical model and sensors (above, white poles) to predict and track the advance of water in the field.
AMERICAN FORK, UTAH -- Alvita relaunched 13 teas that have been newly transitioned to organic including its namesake, alfalfa.
Today Kyrgyzstan is ready to negotiate with the Ministry of Agriculture of Estonia on the question of renewed supply of alfalfa seeds, if the Estonian Ministry is interested, reported Tazabek citing the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of Kyrgyzstan.
The biggest threat, they cautioned, would be uncontrollable cross-pollination that would spread GM alfalfa into the fields of other farmers who wanted to stay GM-free--a reasonable worry given that alfalfa is easily pollinated by bees and other insects that forage over miles.