alsike clover

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alsike clover

[′al‚sik ′klō·ver]
(botany)
Trifolium hybridium. A species of clover with pink or white flowers that is grown for forage; native to Alsike, Sweden.
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In a monoploid plant of Trifolium hybridum with, as expected, less than 1.5 chloroplasts on average, many apoplastidic guard cells occurred (Butterfass, 1969).
Previous research at Minnesota showed that 1-yr-old stands of alfalfa, alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum L.), and birdsfoot trefoil had herbage yields of 12 166, 4400, and 8233 kg [ha.sup.-1], respectively; but Kura clover only yielded 5766 kg [ha.sup.-1] (Sheaffer and Marten, 1991).