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Pasture Management

Out of Print

By: Rick Bickford

184 pages, Illus, tabs

Butterworth-Heinemann

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #64725 | ISBN: 0750689137
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About this book

* Pasture grasses and legumes; their species, varieties and their roles as fodder and in the soil, including the bacterial innoculatin of legumes. * Weeds and pest species; their lifecycles and effect on pastures, plus what to use to control or resist their impact. * Tillage and sowing techniques * Soil testing and fertiliser requirements Fodder conservation is also covered with much valuable advice on: * Fodder species * Mowing times * Conservation techniques and machinery * Storage measures.


Contents

Pre-sowing; Grasses; Legumes; Fertiliser; Weeds; Pests; Fodder crops and conservation; Index.

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