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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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2]--fixing alfalfas were similar for all manure rate treatments at Rosemount in 1998 and 1999 (Fig.
2]-fixing alfalfas for all manure rate treatments in both years at Rosemount and at Waseca in 1999.
com; Mike Velde, alfalfa plant breeder-608/676-2237 or mvelde@dairylandseed.
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Schuman says that unlike other alfalfas, falcata's stems are finer, providing cattle with forage in the chilly winter air.
Schuman is talking about a yellow-flowering subspecies of alfalfa, Medicago sativa ssp.
ALFALFA is the most important and widely grown forage legume in the world.
Grazing tolerance, disease resistance, and winter survival are the major factors affecting alfalfa stand persistence under grazing (Smith et al.
Armed with the ability to produce its own nitrogen fertilizer, alfalfa can establish a front line on poor soils.
S&W Seed Company (NasdaqCM: SANW), announces the commercial launch of its newly certified alfalfa variety, SW 8421S, the world's only Group 8 dormancy salt tolerant alfalfa.
Alfalfa is called Queen of the Forages because of the many nutritional benefits it offers dairy cows and other farm animals.
The rapid expansion of dairy herds in the southwestrn USA has increased the need for high-quality alfalfa forage in the region.
Alfalfa has been grown as a forage crop since the beginning of recorded history and can now be found almost anywhere in the world.
This report summarizes the preliminary results of the investigation of this outbreak, which has identified 228 cases in 13 states and implicated the source as alfalfa sprouts produced at multiple facilities using seeds that likely originated from a common grower.
NEW YORK -- Penton Media's Hay & Forage Grower([R]) today announced the speaker lineup for the upcoming 2008 National Alfalfa Symposium, featuring leading hay production and marketing experts.