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Harvested Forages

By: Rodney Dwain Horrocks and John F Valentine

Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #101358 | ISBN: 0123562554
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Synthesizes and summarizes a vast and widely dispersed literature in animal science, serving as a reference for managers of harvested forages as well as those involved with the forage production industry.


Introduction to Harvested Forages. The Role of Harvested Forages. Utilizing Harvested Forages: Forage Quality: The Basics. Marketing Harvested Forages. Forages and Animal Nutrition: The Basics. Feeding Harvested Forages. Anti-Health Factors in Harvested Forages. Growing and Producing Forage Crops: Plant Growth, Development, Longevity. Cultivar Selection. Establishment of Forage Species. Pest Control: Weeds, Insects, Pathogens, and Rodents: Soil Fertility and Forage Production. Water Relations and Irrigation. Harvesting and Storing Forage Crops: Field-Harvesting Hay. Field-Harvesting Silage. Forage-Harvesting Equipment. Processing and Storing Hay. Processing and Storing Silage. Appendix. Glossary. References. Index.

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